How We Paid Off $76,000 of Student Loans in Less than 3 Years (and my husband quit his job)

17 03 2017

Emily is a friend and inspiration to my family and I. She and Drew are encouraging us to live better, wise and more fulfilling lives. I encourage you to read, practice and share this blog with all your friends!

A Cheerful Giver

Our strategy to paying off our students loans was really quite simple. Nothing in this post is rocket science, and most of our plan was inspired by Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps. I share our story to encourage you it is possible to get out of debt by simple principles, and I hope it inspires you wherever you are with your finances.

So here we go..blog_money_03

When Drew and I got married, one of our biggest goals was to pay off our $76,000 of student loans ASAP!

We both wanted to pay off debt before having kids. Not to mention, the thought of paying roughly $250,000 in the long-term with interest rates was infuriating and a good motivator to GET ON IT.

If you haven’t done this, Google a loan calculator to see what the end amount will cost. It’s super motivating to aggressively pay it off!

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