Over the years Jeff and I have made our share of financial mistakes and learned our share of financial lessons. To quote my friend Andy, for a while Jeff and I were a “financial train wreck.” But in 2001 we decided to do something about it. Since then we have paid off all our debt, except our mortgage, and have done what we can to help others either become debt free or start off on a firm financial footing in their marriages. Neither of us has a formal education in finances; but earning a degree from the School of Hard Knocks sure teaches you A LOT!!!
Today we spent the day with two great couples who will be married in the next few months. We shared our story with them, looked at what the Bible says about handling finances, and hopefully taught them some practical tools for paying off debt and living debt-free.
We also ate well! You know I love a good opportunity to cook for other people and today provided one! So yesterday I spent the majority of the day shopping and preparing food. I was in my element.