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About BenTejes

Co-Founder and CEO of Ascend, a platform to help people experience debt and financial freedom. I am a writer on the Ascend and SBTC blog where I share in-depth articles, such as working with Midland and Portfolio Recovery. Commonly asked topics include: Chapter 7, Debt Management and Chapter 13. In my free time, I like to go on adventures with my wife and two young daughters.

Recent Articles

6 Less Obvious Tips to Increase Your Productivity

The Productivity Problem “I just don’t have the time.”        “There are too many things to do each day.”                      “I feel overwhelmed.” Welcome to the 21st Century where opportunities abound and time seems to evaporate. Depending on your situation, your … r

8 Ways A Highly Productive Person’s Weekend is Different

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.”  Thomas Jefferson  Why does it seem that … r

Prioritization - How Productive People Get Things Done - Cairn

Prioritization: How Productive People Get Things Done

My wife and I recently traveled to Zion National Park where I witnessed a cairn (pictured above) on the trail. Cairns are used as trail markers around the globe to help you realize that you are on the right path. … r

3 simple ways to take control of your finances woman experiencing finances freedom

3 Simple Ways To Take Control Of Your Finances

Understanding and dealing with your finances can produce stress and anxiety. This can be compounded by the debt situation in America (Credit card debt for the average American is nearly $10,000 according to the Federal Reserve here), the lack of personal … r