Both couples took tough, counter-cultural action, and they got to a better place financially, emotionally, relationally, and in other ways.

For most people, housing is the expense category that can make you or break you.  Getting it right is essential for those who want to experience uncommon financial success.

What are your thoughts on my housing recommendations?  Please leave a comment below.

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Matt Bell is Associate Editor at Sound Mind Investing, publisher of the best-selling investment newsletter written from a biblical perspective.  Its core investment strategy has beaten the market in 11 of the past 13 years. He is also the author of Money and Marriage: A Complete Guide for Engaged and Newly Married Couples.

Publication date: October 3, 2012