Starting out as a young military family was difficult. We moved on average every two years, racking up debt along the way. We juggled multiple bank accounts, often postdating personal checks to make ends meet. In the beginning, we had no clue the poor financial choices we were making, because we were keeping up with all the monthly bills; and there were a lot of them. Our financial choices had us living paycheck-to-paycheck, relying on credit cards to fill the gaps when hit with unexpected expenses and emergencies. I know first-hand what money stress feels like.
In 2000 while living in Europe, I took a close look at our finances, only to see we had a negative net-worth. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired and knew something had to change, because what we were doing wasn't working. With the goals of becoming Financially Independent and Retire Early, I developed a multi-proven strategy to eliminate debt, save for retirement, and build wealth.
Fast forward to 2010 after leaving the military and landing a job with the Federal government, it was finally time to eliminate the money stress and anxiety from my life by freeing myself of debt.
Today we're debt-free, live off passive-income, and passionate about helping others with personal finances. I have a Master's Degree in Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma, a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology, a Master Financial Coach, accredited through Ramsey Financial Solutions, and considered an Expert in Debt Elimination.
"The feeling of Financial Freedom is amazing, and I want to help others experience that feeling"
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