Be Aware! Don’t Be Deceived By Calling Your Debt Good

It's time for us to move past the archaic debt designations of good debt and bad debt. Instead, we ought to re-evaluate our debt situations to see if we can find a new paradigm for how we can evaluate the blessedness or burden level of our debt. The most important thing that must happen is we must recognize that debt brings some sort of negative pain or consequences.  It doesn't matter how … [Read more...]

The Tragedy of Debt

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been convinced that I need to take a stronger stance against debt and offer more resources for people who are in debt.  I feel like I need to point out both the seriousness and ludicrosity (yes, I made up that word) of debt. As I’ve been working on my call for simple living and generous giving (in the form of a book called Transforming Your Financial Diet: 7 Steps … [Read more...]

Getting Out of Debt: One Simple First Step

I have previously mentioned that debt is something many of us find ourselves ‘in’.  We often never really intended to get here, but lo and behold, so many are bogged down in differing depths of debt.  If you are currently under a heavy burden of debt I encourage you to continue reading. How do you start getting out of debt? The first exercise doesn’t really involve doing anything (initially), … [Read more...]