Debt Payoff Report – August 2017

August was pretty standard as far as debt payments go. I’ve settled into a routine where I pay $600 on my student loan at the beginning of the month, and $1,300 on my student line of credit in the middle of the month. My current goal is to continue with these payments until either my…

You Don’t Stumble Out Of Debt

Every day, I’m surrounded by people who have been conditioned to believe that debt is an acceptable and normal part of modern human existence. They can’t imagine a world, or their life, without debt. They expect to have a mortgage and a car payment for most of their working lives and then somehow be debt…

Above Average, At Least In Student Loan Debt

I don’t know what defines millennials as a generation more accurately – our love of avocado toast, or our crippling student loan debt. When I graduated in 2015, the average Canadian owed $26,819. Ever the overachiever, my debt topped out at a staggering $130,455 for my undergraduate, graduate, and law degrees. That was over two…