Author Archives: outtadebt

Identity Theft: Seniors and Apartments

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Identity Theft.  It’s been around for ages, but has certainly gotten much more prevalent in the Internet Age. Just like my recent post on Internet Security, ID theft can be a real mess to clean up, but taking some precautions will … Continue reading

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Credit Card Debt Poll

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I came across a recent poll from Mint.com that asked people their thoughts on how much credit card debt is too much. As interesting as this question may seem, I think there are deeper layers to that.  The extreme school of … Continue reading

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Refinance … Done!

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We just finalized our refinance on our 6.0% mortgage. As much as we would have liked to go to a 15-year note (per Dave Ramsey’s advice), we felt more comfortable with the 30-year.  Paying down on a 15 year note … Continue reading

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Worried about running out of Cell phone minutes?

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Are you still one of the folks who have a ‘Friends and Family’ Option on your plan?  Don’t have (or want) Unlimited Talk plans? Google Voice Check out Google Voice.  Whether or not you hate Google, there are some pretty nice features … Continue reading

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It’s Team Effort

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Initially, I had named the blog “I Got Outta Debt”. As someone so nicely pointed out “You didn’t do that all by yourself”.  And they were right.. my family, especially my wife had a considerable amount to do with getting … Continue reading

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First post… Internet Account Security

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Captain’s log…. Stardate…    um.. well. Ok, so maybe that’s not the way to start the first ‘real blog post’.  So we’ll do something a little more meaty, something you might not see on a Personal Finance blog, although it … Continue reading

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An exciting time

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Gathering my thoughts about my first ‘real’ post. Check back soon! For now, check out the ‘About the blog‘ page

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