When I was in my late twenties, I found myself with roughly $32,000 of debt. The debt, mostly consumer, had been rolled into a second mortgage to ease the burden of the various monthly payments. As things happen, I ended up divorced and that debt became solely mine as part of the settlement. I’m not bitter nor blaming anyone. It’s the way life goes and how I ended up where I am today.
I later remarried bringing this debt into that marriage. Unfortunately, she also brought $14,000 worth of debt for a combined $48,000 worth of debt.
I made good money, but lived paycheck to paycheck. It was frustrating to live that way. I wanted more out of life, but couldn’t figure out how to get it.Read More