One of the biggest reasons for creating MommyLuvs2save was to create a community of moms and dads who want to help their family save money when buying essentials in order to free up money for debt repayment. My own family has paid off over $111,500 in consumer debt including credit cards, student loan debt and 2 vehicles. I am a teacher at heart. I want to use the skills that I have learned to help YOU ditch debt. I want to encourage each of you in your efforts so that one day you can feel the freedom of being debt free. I’m not quite there yet either (we still have a mortgage) so I need encouragement as well
It can be very difficult to pay down debt. There are many temptations to spend money. We live in a culture that encourages debt and spending. In addition, expenses come up and there never seems to be any extra money for paying down debt. I want to urge each of you to participate in a challenge. Just leave a comment about one positive step you’ve taken for your family each day. Did you eat in instead of going out? Did you save money at the grocery store? Did you pay extra on your credit card? Leave a comment below and we will cheer one another on every day and every step of the way.
* I will also be sharing my progress from the day prior.
My Progress: I had a nice day yesterday. I went to one of our local grocery stores to snag a few of their deals including $.98 canteloupes, $.50 3 packs of microwave popcorn, $.99 eggs and $1 Pepperidge Farms Goldfish. I marinated and grilled chicken for dinner and served it with salad. We actually ate all meals at home. Ro took the kids swimming after dinner. My parents came over for a quick visit. I listened to one of my favorite financial podcasts while out running errands. I did all of my Bing searches. I printed off a few coupons and organized all of my coupon inserts. It was a pretty productive day 🙂
What have YOU done to ditch debt ? Let’s make 2019 our year!!