Happy New Year everyone! Hope everyone’s holidays were awesome. My hubby was off from Christmas Eve through Jan 3 and we had an awesome staycation. We were going to take a couple of smaller trips, but decided just to stay home and relax..and we did. It was great!! Although I did do quite a bit of baking for Christmas. Two days worth of mostly traditional Polish pastries. There was way too much food and I must say that my pants are a bit tight. LOL
Two days of baking cookies/pastries for Christmas. Yum!
Last night we went to see Dave Ramsey. It was his first time here in Chicago and when I bought the tickets they were only $29 each, so I figured it would be a fun date night. I love Dave Ramsey. We’ve been following his plan (Baby Steps) diligently since Jan 2013 and have since paid off about $110,000 in debt (I sent in a $10,000 payment on our new car in December. YES!!).
I have to tell you that nothing he said in his live event was anything new to me. I listen to his radio show almost daily too. But it was fun to see him live. Chris Hogan spoke with Dave about his new book Retire Inspired: Retirement Isn’t An Age, but a Financial Number. Which is so true. Basically the amount of money you need/want to retire on. You can find your R:IQ for free on his site. I think I will get the book from the library..need to add that to my library wish list!
I’ve heard Chris speak on Dave’s radio show many times, but I LOVED him in person. I had no idea he was so funny! His sense of humor does not come across so much over the radio, but in real life..he’s hilarious. I could listen to him talk all day.
So it was a fun date night. I laughed and I cried. 🙂
Dave Ramsey & Chris Hogan..we had decent seats..right behind premier seating for non-premier pricing. Helps to get there early!
I thought I’d have to drag hubby with..but he happily obliged..happy wife, happy life! 🙂
It was the perfect inspiration for the year. Continuing to get out of debt. That car will be paid of by Sept (if not sooner)! I’m still mad that I will pay about $400 total in interest for that car. Car payments are bad!
Hope you all had a great Holiday and I wish you a very blessed and happy new year!!
(NONE of the links here are affiliate links..I just love Dave Ramsey. He’s motivated and inspired me to get my financial house in order and I just want to spread the news!)