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Troy Paid Off $42K in 24 Months! Hear His Story

2 Minute ReadTopic: debt

At 28 years old, Troy was still living with his parents and had no goals for his future. With the gentle nudging from his mom, he traded his video game console for pencil and paper in the classroom.

After graduating at the top of his class and making more money than he had seen in his entire life, Troy realized he needed a plan for his finances.

I need to do right by this, he thought. Troy discovered Dave’s principles and began to implement them. Just 24 months later, he became completely debt-free!

“If you set yourself up with a goal, you can make anything happen,” Troy said.

Troy had the opportunity to return to his alma mater and share his inspiring story with students there. His best advice for them?

“You don’t have to have those student loans for the rest of your life,” Troy said. “Get rid of those as soon as possible!”

Troy took the initiative to alter the course of his future and says anyone else can do it too.

“Live on less than you make, have a plan, don’t borrow money. It’s really that simple.”

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