Newly moved-in military couple, Jon and Lety, are overwhelmed with their debt and overspending habits. It’s both of their first serious relationship and they have more bills than they’re used to. They have over $10k in debt and spend excessively on holidays and eating out. Can they get the help they need to overcome their bad habits and maintain a healthy budget?
Jon makes about $5k a month being in the army, while Lety doesn’t work. Their expenses are $3k a month; but with the extra $2k they have left over, the couple spends lavishly on vacations, eating out, and holidays. While Jon doesn’t mind being the breadwinner and provider, owning the budget has become overwhelming.
Financial expert Misty suggests Jon start contributing to his TSP retirement plan to get the employer match. She gives them a joint savings goal of $750 in six weeks and challenges them to find activities they love to do together that don’t cost money. Will they be able to turn things around and recover their savings while maintaining their budget? Find out on #Heartbroke, brought to you by Experian. #HBExperian
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