How Getting Knocked Out Financially is Easier Than You Think

How Getting Knocked Out Financially is Easier Than You Think

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. 

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