How Fo Alexander Paid Off $78,000 of Debt Before She Turned 30!

Fo Alexander

Fo Alexander paid off $78,000 of debt before she turned 30 - an amazing feat! On this episode, she delves into how she shifted her money mindset to power through her debt payoff journey! She also shares how she accomplished this while paying for her wedding along the way.

About Fo Alexander

Fo Alexander is a Millennial personal finance expert whose story of paying off nearly $47K in debt in less than 6 months took the internet by storm. She is the editor and chief of the GirlTalkwithFo blog, a personal finance platform created to teach women how to dump debt, build bank, and create the life they want.

Fo is also the former Miss Black South Carolina 2013 and she uses her platform to promote financial literacy in underserved communities. She is a wife, author, entrepreneur, and host of her newly launched podcast, The GirlTalkwithFo Show. Her mission is to use her life's experiences to help others avoid their own financial pitfalls.

What we discussed in this episode

  • What her financial situation looked like and the catalyst that promoted the change.
  • The specific things she did pay off her debt.
  • How she stayed motivated and the specific mindset shifts she had to make.

You can keep up with Fo on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) at the handle @girltalkwithfo and via her website at

Enjoy listening!