Debt

If you're in the predicament of determining whether you should pay off your debt as fast as possible or invest your money, this is EXACTLY what you need. This spreadsheet allows you to change all the factors and (FINALLY!) includes taxes in the calculation. This is a must have for my 2017 financial plan.
Creating a Financial Plan

Should you Invest or Pay Off Debt? A Strictly Financial Analysis

There are numerous factors to consider when deciding whether to focus on paying off your debt as quickly as possible or investing your money instead.  The invest or pay off debt question is as old as personal finance. First of all, if you’re in this situation, this means

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Track your debt payoff progress with these free printable charts!
Creating a Financial Plan

Tracking Your Debt Goals

I’m a visual person.  I love numbers too, but sometimes I just need to be able to see things visually through a graph or chart.  Maybe you’re the same way? Getting out of debt is going to require a lot of motivation and persistence and the more debt

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Learn about debt reduction schedules here - how an amortization schedule works and how to use it to make a plan to get out of debt!
Creating a Financial Plan

DM102: Debt Reduction

If you’re just stopping by for the first time, this is a class in a series of classes over the next few months which will culminate in the development of a complete financial plan.  Stop by the orientation class HERE first for class orientation/overviews and HERE for more information

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Learn the basics of why it's important to check your credit reports and scores and the information that it contains.
Debt Management

The Basics of Credit Reports & Scores

A discussion about debt wouldn’t be complete without talking about credit reports and credit scores.  Don’t overlook this important financial planning task.  Even if you don’t think that you will need credit extended to you in the near future, it’s still important to check your credit report

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Debt Overview & Credit Cards - learn to manage your debt and create a schedule to pay off your credit cards.
Creating a Financial Plan

DM101: Debt Overview & Credit Cards

If you’re just stopping by for the first time, this is a class in a series of classes over the next few months which will culminate in the development of a complete financial plan.  Stop by the orientation class HERE first for class orientation/overviews and HERE for more information

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I’m Kathryn Hanna-wife, mother of 3 and a Certified Public Accountant. I love to budget (really, I do!) , build spreadsheets and spend money on travel, sewing supplies and good chocolate.

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