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I Am Getting Out of Debt

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    Slowly..... - I am getting myself out of debt. It is shameful for me to have gotten into this debt and even more so that I allowed it to get out of control. I take on the...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F Nov 30, 2009

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    One Goal - One of my goals this year is to start paying off all of my debt- which, altogether, is about 20,000 dollars. It's mostly student loans and doctor bills that have been...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response May 21, 2011

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    Started the financial peace university tonight with my husband. This is the first step!! Wish us luck, 18k to go!
    cselliott71109 cselliott71109 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    www.studentdebtmonkey.com I hope everyone will check it out and let me know if they see anything that needs revising. I paid off $80K in student debt over the course of 6 years...
    StudentDebtMonkey StudentDebtMonkey 70+ 2 days ago

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    www.studentdebtmonkey.com I hope everyone will check it out and let me know if they see anything that needs revising. I paid off $80K in student debt over the course of 6 years...
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    Posting this because I am so excited about where I am right now in my life. I am 24, have two small boys, and am Debt Free! We are in the process of buying a house and are using...
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