Although our early twenties were spent wasting most of the money we made, we eventually matured enough to realize what we were doing. In fact, becoming pregnant with our second daughter made us freak out. All of a sudden, we began to realize that time was slipping away from us. Getting older meant that that we had to start taking things seriously. Therefore we decided to take this challenge head on and pay off all of our consumer debt ASAP. How did we reach this conclusion? Together.
The truth is that we’ve never argued about money in our entire eight years of marriage. Don’t believe me? It’s true!! People often ask us why we’re always on the same wavelength. Honestly, I don’t really know. Maybe it’s because we ultimately want the same things out of life – peace, stability, early retirement, and lots of travel and fun along the way.
So I decided to detail how we make our finances work as a team. What follows is a boring story about two people getting along. It’s not exciting, dramatic, or suspenseful. [Read more...]