Monday, October 08, 2007

Frugal Five Meet Living Large

Living large 20-something in the northeast trying to figure out how she and her husband can find their way to true financial freedom. She shares her financial journey at Living Almost Large There is a lot of great info on merging funds as a couple!

What is your finanical life?

I am 28 year old woman married, no children but two dogs. We have a mortgage on a townhouse in Massaschusetts. We also credit card debt free and have 2 cars paid in full! We do have student loans of $17,000.

What is your budget buster?

The mortgage hurts us the most. Of course we bought it stretching and honestly it's gotten easier as our incomes increased rapidly.

What is your favorite money saving tip?

We max out our 401k and Two Roth IRAs by setting that as the first line item. We have our gross income and minus out those two items 401k/IRA. Then we chose our house, cars, eating out, vacations, taxes based on what was left. Savings before even taxes.

If you had an extra $1000 what would you do with it?
Blow it on a weekend getaway

What is your best resource for frugal living?

I really enjoy and Women in Red message board

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