I Am In Financial Difficulty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    How It All Went Wrong

    In April 2009, I was diagnosed with depression and had to leave my job as stress had been the trigger. Shortly afterwards, my partner of 5 years left me. Before then, my finances had been pretty much under control. My partner looked after my budget and advised me on savings and...
    DancingFox DancingFox
    31-35, F
    Apr 12, 2011

    I really deserve it,

    so I'll start with that. I really expected to get into graduate school, or even prior to that; I expected to not continue to be alive past 30. I lived a really stupid life that was full of risk. I made my fiscal decisions based on dying young, or ending up in graduate school...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2014

    Feeling Like Just Picking Up And Leaving

    Hi I have two beautiful boys, and a wonderful husband.  We have been struggling financially for a long time.  Today I have the decision of either keeping our hydro going, are paying my mortgage, and only part of it, to keep from forclosuer,  Really do not no...
    snorkyone snorkyone
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 6, 2010

    Yels Summer Program

    I was accepted to the summer program of my dreams:Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability(YELS) at the University of Florida. This program has everything I'm looking for: community service, focus on sustainability without spending 2 months in the woods, near home...
    YELSgirl5 YELSgirl5
    18-21, F
    Apr 11, 2013

    Help Me Decide! Finaancial Troubles

    To make this story short, I'm 24 I lost my job 5 months ago. My husband recently got laid off and is collecting unemployment. Please don;t say what i SHOUDL OF DONE instead please help me decide what i SHOULD do now. I just got a job, we are both in college and we have two more...
    SillyJenny SillyJenny
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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