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February 11, 2019

Over $100,000 of Debt Destroyed on a Teacher’s Salary – with Allison Baggerly


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For some people, their pile of debt can feel so huge that paying it off just feels like fiction. It feels impossible. It feels overwhelming.

Well today, I’ve invited someone on the show who felt the same exact way, but then she took action and won the battle against her debt.

Allison Baggerly and her husband partnered together to pay off $111,000 of debt in 4 ½ years. They completed this difficult feat on two teacher's salaries with two little kids at home. In our interview, she’s going to share with us how she did it.

What are we covering?

Allison and I chat about:

  • How they accumulated $111,000 of debt
  • Why budgeting was their key to success in paying it off
  • How their debt freedom changed their lives

Allison's advice and story will help you battle your debt load and inspire you to create the financial future you've always wanted. Enjoy!

SHOW LENGTH: 46 minutes


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About our Guest:  Allison Baggerly

Allison Baggerly Inspired Budget

Allison is the founder of Inspired Budget. She has combined her passion of teaching and finances to help others learn how to start budgeting. 

Allison's passion for budgeting surfaced after she and her husband found themselves newly pregnant and with over $111,000 worth of debt. They did not have enough money left over each month for daycare expenses, so they knew something had to change. It was during those years of sacrifice and paying off debt that she realized just how much she loved finances and taking back control of her money through budgeting.

Now Allison is helping women all over the world get started with budgeting when they feel lost and overwhelmed.

Recommended Book: The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

Recommended Book: The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley

How this Teacher Paid Off Over $100,000 Dollars in Debt

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Marriage, Kids and Money, Andy Hill

Andy Hill

Andy Hill, AFC® is the award-winning family finance coach behind Marriage Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping families build wealth and happiness. With millions of podcast downloads and video views, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys being a Soccer Dad, singing karaoke with his wife and relaxing on his hammock.


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