Debt Free Living Podcast-014 Rich and Jackie Walters

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Rich and Jackie Walters join us on today’s show to share how they paid off two car loans in about two years. After bouncing around from being debt free to not being debt free they decided to get serious and have been living debt free forever since 2008. It started in 2001 when Jackie decided she was tired of sending her kids to daycare and decided to stay at home with their kids. For Rich that was kind of scary at first, but together they adapted and don’t regret their decision.

One of the keys that got them on the same page was doing and sticking to their monthly budget. Rich initially thought a budget was just a general outline, but after doing one for a few months he realized it was more powerful than that. Being debt free has allowed them to change their lifestyle in addition to seeing their children develop strong money habits.

Jackie has been blogging for two years now and started TheBudgetWorks.com to help people live below their means and have financial peace. She views herself not so much a writer or blogger, but rather a Personal Finance Blog Aggregator. In addition Jackie also shares different financial articles on her Facebook page.

Rich and Jackie’s long term goal is to move to Florida upon retirement and that will be a reality now that they are on the same page financially.

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