Debt Management

broken piggy bank with money spilled

13 Mistakes You’re Making That Are Keeping You in Debt!

You’ve just sent a payment towards your debt. You feel GREAT… Until you realize… you still have so far to go! Being in debt is debilitating. It feels like the end is nowhere in sight and you’re just constantly trying to stay afloat. But, what if I told you that sometimes WE are the ones who make our situation worse? We can blame the soulless corporate banks or the conniving student loan companies, but the truth is: we are ALSO keeping ourselves in debt, indefinitely.

Sydney Butler in front of Mount Everest

How I Paid Off $55,277 in Student Loans and Traveled the World

The first step in paying off loans is understanding the enemy. You need to familiarize yourself with how interest accrues and understand your repayment and refinancing options. Then, you can start eliminating that debt faster. So take a look at some things I did that allowed me to pay off $55,277 of student loan debt and travel the world.