Debt Sucks. Not only does it suck to be in debt, but debt sucks away your hard-earned income too! Debt is constantly giving your income the vampire treatment, and it’s hard to do what you love as long as it’s around. So you owe someone some money. Could be a student loan, could be a… Read More


This is a transcription of a presentation delivered by Ben Blanchard from Debt Freeks to two groups of high school students at a business skills conference on December 12, 2017 at Klamath Community College. A big thank you to KCC for putting on this event, and an even bigger thank you to my great friend… Read More


In the last wealth post we talked about the two keys to unlocking wealth: 1.¬†Decreasing Expenses, and 2. Increasing Passive Income. This time, we’ll take a look at the Expenses side of things. Decreasing expenses is a surefire way to get closer to wealth and set yourself up for safely building passive income. I think… Read More


Everyone can enjoy the benefits of sharing costs and reducing risk and waste. Taking a few cues from economics shows us that reducing the amount of money we tie up in stagnant resources is good for our finances. Read on to find out how you can save serious money by sharing a little every now… Read More


From the desk of the Debt Freeks, May 1, 2016. Subject: Student Loan Mistakes ____________________________ By now you probably know that the best way to get a college education is to do it debt free. But if you are in the process of implementing your debt solution and still have loan disbursements coming up for… Read More


There’s a power struggle taking place in this country right now.¬† I’m not talking about the election or politics at all. Regardless of your political leanings, there are entities that want to shift the power over your money from your control to theirs. Banks, advertising agencies, credit card companies, and other people who do not… Read More