CNN Money - Prioritizer

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Registered: 08-24-2007
CNN Money - Prioritizer
Mon, 07-25-2011 - 10:57am

I've been busy setting some aggressive priorities for myself for the remainder of the year.


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Registered: 07-15-2003
Mon, 07-25-2011 - 2:26pm

This is awesome Kate! Thanks so much for sharing ....

Here's how my priorities ended up if anyone's interested: E is me, S is my fiance, these are combined goals for us.

1. Pay off Student Loan Debt (E)

2. Financial Independence from parents (E)

3. Pay off IRS debt (S)

4. Build baby e-fund of $1000

5. Pay off state tax debt (S)

6. Pay cash for a honeymoon

7. Buy a new car

8. Build a large e-fund (3-6 months living expenses)

9. Save up for a baby

10. Pay cash for a visit to Portland (where skids live)

11. save up to buy a house

12. Buy a second new car

I'd love to hear comments


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Registered: 05-16-2009
Mon, 07-25-2011 - 3:43pm

That was awesome.

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Registered: 12-31-2010
Mon, 07-25-2011 - 4:10pm

IT came out funny for me:

1. DD college 100 2. 2012 cruise 80 3. DS college 60 4. Bigger cabin 40 5. Retirement savings 20 6. new truck 0

LOL We are doing all these and the order is a mess.

I mean this is what you want it to be.

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Registered: 12-10-2009
Tue, 07-26-2011 - 8:36am

My goals were mostly in the order I suspected they would be but there were a few surprises I guess because I knew some are more urgent.

1. pay off midwives

2. pay off car (1 and 2


student loan paid off 2010

Bathroom remodel loan paid off 2013

Pending Car loan to be paid by the end of 2014!!!!!