Category Archives: Debt

Hello Again

Happy Friday & Happy June!  Summer is finally here.  I didn’t mean to take a month long hiatus.  Life has just been overwhelmingly busy.  I’m popping in to say I have not abandoned this debt journey blog.  A few bullet … Continue reading

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I made $1,000 in one week selling random junk from around our house!  I don’t know if it was stress or the extra B12, but I was hit hard with the spring cleaning bug.  We still have plans to do … Continue reading

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Extra Income + Tax Refunds

Happy Friday!  Our federal and state refund direct deposits finally cleared.  The money has been sitting in our account untouched for over a week now.  We still do not have a debit card.  Now that the tax deposits are done, … Continue reading

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Credit Score Improvement

I had a small bill in collections from a dentist appointment in 2014. I’m 99.999% positive this was paid, but since we’ve moved, and switched banks since then, I couldn’t “prove” it. I had to pay this in full before … Continue reading

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Bank “Update”

Unfortunately, no, the bank fraud situation has not been rectified.  In fact, it’s been extremely frustrating trying to get anyone to do their damn jobs.  Timeline of events: Feb 15th: Charges hit and empty our account.  Incur various fees as … Continue reading

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2018 Goals

I had a lengthy list of goals for 2017, and for the most part, failed miserably.  I’m okay with that, life happens, and we had a rough year.  Looking back, I can clearly see I was overreaching.  For 2018 I … Continue reading

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2017 Recap

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas, and a safe and fun New Year’s Eve!  I’ve been busy with family and haven’t had much time to gather my thoughts and post recently.  I’m going to end our crappy 2017 … Continue reading

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