Archive for My Story

Million Dollar Ninja is back

Oh wow, it’s been a while since I wrote something here.  I should probably start with a good line that will go down in history as “The Return!”

Call me Aldoshmael.  No, no, that’s too moby-dickish.

It was the best of times, it was the not-so bad of times? …actually, my life if pretty good right now.

Okay how about:

Hello, and welcome to Moviephone!

Already taken? Really? When? …What? People used to call a phone number and a computer told you what times movies were playing in theaters? Okay I give up.

I guess I don’t really need an epic opening line, I just have to start typing. 

A lot has changed since I last curved my fingers over the keyboard to type something for this blog, and I mean a lot! 

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Why I Got Financially Real

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It’s Time To Get Real!

April is the official Financial Literacy Month and to celebrate, Shannon at The Heavy Purse has put together the 2015 Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival.

This is an amazing list of articles, including this post, about what inspired us to get financially real.  I am truly honored to be invited to participate and share my story.

After you are done reading this post, please check out the carnival and read as many of those articles as possible. I am a regular reader of many of those blogs and I assure you that you’ll enjoy them as much as I do.

You can get to the Carnival by clicking the picture above.

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I Am Debt FREE!!!

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Piggy Bank Will Be So Happy!!!

Yes, you read that right.  I am officially debt free!

It probably has been over 10 years since I have been able to say that statement, but I can finally say it once more.  In fact, I’m going to say it again… I AM DEBT FREE!!!

It feels really good to be debt free.  Now I know that any extra money that I have will go towards my savings and maybe, just maybe, I might be able to reach early retirement… early-ish.

The beautiful thing about all of this is that I did in less time than I have initially predicted.

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