Work as a Team to Get out of Debt

It is possible to pay off debt and achieve financial freedom… even on a coach’s salary.

Meet Kelly Robinson, a coach's wife and mom of three who worked hard with her husband to pay off thousands of dollars worth of debt. Today she shares her story as well as the steps they've taken to pay off debt and be one step closer to financial freedom...yes, even on a coach's salary!

A little about Kelly: 

Kelly has been married to her husband, Chip, since 2013. He is a high school assistant coach in Ohio. They have three kids. After using credit cards as a supplemental income and doing “normal” adult things like buying cars and taking out loans Kelly found herself suffocating from the weight of the financial debt they had put themselves into. After hearing about Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University from a co-worker Kelly and Chip attended a class at their church and were forever changed. They are now working through the baby set to pay off their debt and pursue financial freedom.

Key points in this episode:

  • Kelly & Chip’s early financial situation
  • The stress caused by finances
  • The point Kelly decided that enough was enough 
  • How Kelly found out about Dave Ramsey
  • How Financial Peace changed their life
  • Working through the baby steps 
  • The importance of making sacrifices and being content where you are
  • Finding joy where you are
  • Working together towards a goal

Kelly’s answers to the following questions: 

  • Your favorite date night?
  • What is your gameday must-have?
  • What brings you joy?

“Sacrifice and contentment are crucial parts of your debt-free journey”

Connect with Kelly on Instagram

Learn more about Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University 


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