Welcome to our site – The Thrifty Couple. We want to encourage you that no matter where you are in your financial journey that you truly can work towards and succeed in achieving your financial goals.
How can we say that? Well, many years ago (ok, not as many as some of you think and probably more than others) we started our voyage into debt for our wedding and as seemingly as quick as we could became “The Unthrifty Couple”. We didn’t waste much time in finding ourselves in over $100K in consumer debt (not counting our house).
We know what its like to wake up one day finding your paycheck going to pay interest on a ton of loans. We know of the pain and turmoil of calling credit card companies to request a rate-reduction from our 21.99% rate to only be told to call back in a year. We know because we found ourselves at wits end getting roped into those payday loans and paying the “maintenance fee” and promising that “next week we’ll pay it off”.
Yes – we know because we’ve been there and we want to provide as much advice, wrap it with a bit of humor, and help you so you can either know that we’ve been where you are at or keep you from getting as far down into despair as we found ourselves. We will tell the rest of the story, but we lived to tell about paying off that debt and want to share with you the process, how to not get that far into debt, and how to save money in every area of life!
We invite you to check us out. We are a married couple that believe strongly that to meet your financial goals it takes not only dedication from both husband or wife but honestly the both of you and the entire family. We love to not only share how we are The Thrifty Couple – but a family that works together and enjoys frugal living, working together as a family, living better on less, and sharing with others how to be as thrifty as you want to be.
We have been spending the last few months starting to tell our story. We invite you to check out our Deep in Debt to Debt Free Series:
- Part I: The Newly Unthrifty Couple
- Turning Our Apartment Into an Unthrifty Home
- It’s A Crystal Affair
- The Show Me Just How Much Debt We Can Get Into State
- The Most Insane Way to Buy a Car
- Our Seven Debtly Sins of Eating Out
- One Year Later and Our First House
- Will This Business Get Us Out of Trouble?
- Why Didn’t This Couple Realize What They Were Doing?
- The Baby that Saved Us Financially
- You Want Us to Eat What?
Follow all of our financial tips and articles for more ideas on becoming debt-free and reaching financial goals.
Change your life in 30-days and 30 baby steps with our Be Intentional Challenges.
See many DIY ideas for all around your home and life.
Catch up on our gardening topics.
Catch up on our Daily Dose of Thrifty – nearly daily money saving tips to help you save a little more.
See how our kids are fun, funny and frugal in their play on Thrifty Kids Thursday
Visit our Grocery and Drug Store Section with coupon matchups.
If you have a question, want to send a DIY idea or a tip, would like to write a guest post or anything else that you would like to tell us, please visit our contact us page!
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