2009 is our family's year to get out of debt. Except for the house.
We are excited and motivated about doing this. And we have a plan. As you can see, Scott is cutting up credit cards.
We have been watching Dave Ramsey's dvd homeschool set;
Foundations of Personal Finance as a family. We tell our younger kids (ages 13 & 16) that they are getting the financial education at the same time we are. It will be so cool if they choose to use it and avoid financial challenges.
If you are interested in getting out of debt and having a balanced finances see: http://www.daveramsey.com/
Lots of great resources, some of them are free. His book; Total Money Makeover is in our local library's. I hope it's in yours.
Maybe our government can learn some things from Dave Ramsey.