In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Lydia Senn and her family wiped out $36,000 in debt in just over 2 years.   Frugal, Debt Free Life Who: Lydia Senn How much: $36,000 in two... More From NerdWallet Rent-to-Own Complaints Spur Federal Scrutiny 7 Tips for Paying Off Debt — From People Who Did It Should You Follow Jay-Z’s Financial ‘Blueprint’? Jeanne Lee is a writer at NerdWallet.

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