Summer Camping!

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Today was officially my kids’ last day of preschool!!!!!! Starting in the “Fall” (which is August 2nd in these parts), they’ll be KINDERGARTNERS!!! I can’t even believe it! I want to cry from happiness AND sadness all at once! How is it even possible!? B and B with their teacher on the last day of school! […]


Student Loan Forgiveness Program To Be Cut???

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Has anyone seen this news story floating around the interwebs? The headline reads: “Trump to Propose Scrapping Beleaguered Student Loan Forgiveness Program.” It’s got a big picture of Betsy DeVos face floating around with the headline. In the story, reporter Jillian Berman discusses how a leaked education budget shows plans to eventually chop the Public Service Loan […]



Ashley’s April 2017 Debt Update

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Hi All, May the fourth be with you! (heh, get it – May 4th? okay enough of that.)  : ) It’s another month and another opportunity to put a little bit of debt behind us. Here we are and I feel a bit at a crossroads. I haven’t included the IRS in our debt spreadsheet […]


Medical Debt Collection Update

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Back in January I wrote about how I’d accepted a settlement offer to pay off an old medical bill for less than what we really owed (we paid $3,647 and they forgave the remaining balance of the $5,610 debt). So for the past 3 months we’ve been making huge ($1215/month) payments. The last payment was April […]


Happy Easter!

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For those who celebrate, I hope you had a great Easter yesterday! It was the first year that the girls really got it on their own. In the past, we’ve held hands and more-or-less led them to eggs, coaxing them to pick them up and place in their baskets, etc. Not this year. We went […]


Car Repair Bill

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As if we don’t have enough bills to worry about between our normal debts and the new tax debt, I’ve got another new bill to foot this month as well. Remember when I wrote about my power steering suddenly going out without any advance warning (and in the absence of any collision or other obvious […]


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