Finally!

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-16-2010
Finally!
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Thu, 06-30-2011 - 3:23pm

Hi all,

I mostly lurk and post only very occasionally, but I've been following on here for a couple of years now, reading everyone's advice, slowly pulling myself out of debt and getting some savings together. I slipped backwards a couple of times, but I'm really pleased to say that as of this month, I'm DEBT FREE! My credit card and overdraft are paid off, I have a baby efund, which is steadily growing, and I have enough budget and leeway to survive this five-week month without scrimping too badly. I just need to be sensible. When I'm paid at the end of this month, it will be the first time in six years that I will be in the black when the money goes in. Maybe it's premature to be on here writing this now, but I figure if I tell everyone, it will stop me overspending this month!

I'm so pleased - it's a huge weight lifted, and now I can focus on saving for the future wholeheartedly. I want to get my three-months of

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Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
In reply to: zarahruth
Thu, 06-30-2011 - 5:25pm
Congrats!! That is awesome, all the hard work has paid off!
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iVillage Member
Registered: 01-09-2010
In reply to: zarahruth
Thu, 06-30-2011 - 6:46pm

congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hopefloats ---Dee
iVillage Member
Registered: 08-29-2006
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 12:01am

Zarahruth,

HAPPY DANCE FOR YOU!

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-27-2005
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 8:18am

WTG!

iVillage Member
Registered: 11-14-2008
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 11:43am

So happy for you! Good luck with all your goals, hopes and dreams!

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-20-2005
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 11:57am

That's awesome.

Wedding
iVillage Member
Registered: 10-01-2008
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 12:21pm

What a wonderful, wonderful post.

Norma


"Patience is the best remedy for every trouble"- Plautus


iVillage Member
Registered: 10-09-1999
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 12:22pm

Congrats!

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-06-2003
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 12:23pm

Awesome job!

Kassandra

"It is said that life has its peaks and valleys.  The challenge is to accept them equally and experience them

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-16-2009
In reply to: zarahruth
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 1:10pm

That's wonderful!!!!

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