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Aug 11, 2018

It’s the month of August, and we are replaying the most downloaded episodes from the past season of Debt Free in 30.

This episode was inspired by all of those personal finance bloggers who love to write stories about how they paid off a massive amount of debt in a short period of time.  That’s great if you have a...


Aug 4, 2018

As is our tradition here at Debt Free in 30, during the month of August we rebroadcast the most popular episodes of the past year.

Today’s episode is short, only 15 minutes, but I think it resonated with listeners because I discussed the concept of minimum payments.  Since September, 2010, banks are required to...


Jul 28, 2018

On today’s show, recorded in July, 2018, I give my thoughts on what the bankruptcy of Tesla Inc., the electric car company, can teach us about how we manage our own personal finances.

And yes, I realize that Tesla is not (yet) bankrupt, and in fact they have a market value of approximately $50 billion (in US Dollars),...


Jul 20, 2018

There's a saying that you shouldn't put all your eggs in one basket, and this rings true for bank accounts. While it is convenient to have all your finances located at one bank, what happens in the event that the bank's systems are down and you can't access your money for a little while? Or, a more common scenario...


Jul 14, 2018

There's no need to worry. Bankruptcy court is not something that every bankrupt has to go to when they file for bankruptcy. If you complete all your duties and no one objects, you are automatically discharged from bankruptcy after the required period of time has passed, so there is no requirement to appear in bankruptcy...