Debt Free Living Podcast-015 Jodi Schaap

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Jodi Schaap joins us on today’s show to share how her family paid off $70,000 in debt in two years. The journey was not easy by any stretch of the imagination, as they decided to sell their home and rent a 900 square foot apartment for a year. It was not fun, but by, “taking a vacation from normal,” for those two years they were able to get totally out of debt.

By being out of debt they are able to travel more and to save lots of money. That money will come in handy in the next year as their big goal is to buy a home the right way: with a large down payment of over 20%.

Jodi has been blogging for 11 years now and started jodimichelle.com because she is passionate about intentional living, being involved in her communities, and living naked on paper. Some of her best days are when she gets feedback from her readers on how something she posted impacts their lives. One of the main things on her blog is her Life List which is a list of 100 things that she would like to do in her lifetime. By writing it down and putting in on the blog it has enabled her to accomplish a lot more of the tasks than she had imagined. By being debt free she can make this list a reality.

If you have been a listener to the podcast for a while now, please take the time to complete a five minute survey on the podcast. I want to know what you think of the show, ways we can improve, and find out what you would like more of as a listener. Remember, I do this show for you guys, so this is your chance to be heard! The survey is anonymous so please answer honestly.

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If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review in iTunes. For a step by step video of how that works please watch this video on how to leave a review in iTunes. Big thanks to my friend Glen Steinson for helping me create the video.

If you would like to take the steps necessary to start living debt free I would love to be a part of your journey. Here’s how I can help

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About Jon White

Giving people hope and seeing them win with their finances is something I have a strong passion for. Because of this passion I started JW’s Financial Coaching in the summer of 2010. Financial coaching has allowed me to combine my passions of finances, teaching, and helping others by helping people get on the right track financially. I'm interested in hearing your story so please do not hesitate to interact with me through social media.
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