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This week’s episode features Mike and Monica Louie’s  First Year Story.

Mike and Monica live in Vancouver, Washington, have two energetic kids, and have been married for five and a half years.

Mike is a law enforcement officer and Monica blogs at where she helps people take control of their money so they can pay off debt and work toward true financial freedom.

Getting Out of Student Loans with Mike and Monica Louie

Description of  First Year in one or two words

Mike: Adventurous.

Monica: Exciting.

Some of the topics we discussed are:

1. Communicating face to face with your spouse.

2. Learning each other’s habit.

3. Talking calmly with your spouse.

4. How to deal with the loss of a family member.

5. Getting out of credit card debt.

6. Working together as a team on your finances.

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Marriage Resources Mentioned

The Total Money Makeover

Financial Peace University

Love and Respect

The Five Love Languages

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