Author Archive for Scott Mitchell

This is my online journal of my journey to get out of debt. I started with over 300K in debt and am slowly hacking away. Google+ Google+

Still Making Progress On My Debt

It’s been awhile since posting, but that’s been intentional. I’ve tried to get away from thinking about myself as “debtkid” anymore. It’s been really nice. In fact, I tell more and more people now about my journey and mistakes I…

Debt Update January 2012

It’s been awhile since I did a debt update, so lets take a look at where I’m at vs when I started debtkid.com back in 2007. 2011 was definitely not my best year for earning, especially compared to 2010 and…

Should You Ever Buy A New Car?

A friend of mine was considering buying a used luxury vehicle (3-4 years old), and while it’s not a car I would ever buy, it fits his personality. However, he is thinking of now buying new because, “The interest rate…