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I Am Sick of Being Broke

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 296 People

    Put An End to It

    so i got a part-time job at the supermarket :D besides earning money it's a great opportunity to get to know new people! since i have my own money now i am also a little bit stingy because i know how hard i have worked for it. however, the first thing I've bought myself was...
    PetiteMademoiselleNeige PetiteMademoiselleNeige 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2008

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    museofcomedy museofcomedy 18-21, F Jul 6, 2014

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    Just want to run away somedays

    or win the lottery ugh
    68bbw 68bbw 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    This Is Not What I Had Planned!

    When I went to college I had a whole plan for my life... my 20's were for school & parties my 30's & 40's were for having a family and building a career my 50's were to keep working hard my 60's > were for partying again I ...
    luv2b25again luv2b25again 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Out Of Pocket

    I couldn't be more broke, I thought. The big picture of a mortgage I pay off the year I retire, the little picture of not having any cash in my pocket and my overdraft maxed, yet again.  Only to be caught taking liberties and now waiting on the gory financial implications.Gulp...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jul 14, 2012

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    The Local Gov. Is My Savior Now, Financially

    I have fought for YEARS just to keep the tip of my nose out of the water, and yes, sometimes it would slip under, causing me to figuratively choke on the water. If you can believe this, I would have a grand total of $320 Dollars to "stay alive" ALL damn month. This is to pay...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 May 27, 2012

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    Prostitution? Drugs? No... This Is What I Do...

    Ok so for a few years now I've been broke as hell. I'm always trying to come up with innovative ways to make money, and most have failed. Of course, I've tried making and selling stuff (failed), eBay worked (but I lost some of my favorite things), I had a job but it was a hostile...
    hondabiker22 hondabiker22 16-17 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    So Fed Up With Struggling And Going To College? Make Money Now!!! Here Is How.

    I GOT TIRED OF STRUGGLING IN COLLEGE, BEING STRESSED, AND WORKING A NINE TO FIVE WHILE STUDYING, SO THIS IS WHAT I DO NOW... AND THIS IS THE MOST MONEY I'VE EVER MADE THIS EASY!!!HIT ME UP ON FACEBOOK IF YOU WANT IN: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ONEISHA22http://firstsourcenetwork.com/o22...
    oneisha22 oneisha22 18-21 Sep 8, 2012

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    Where Does It Go

    My wages go up by 200 a month from September. At the moment I spend 620 a month on rent, so could get a mortgage for 100 more!, 200 a month on food, 150 on bills and the rest on whatever. I am constantly broke. Even when my wages do go up I know it wont last long. Im meant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Think I Found the Answer

    I to am tired of being broke, or just above it. I think I have found the soluton. Its a home managed business and its about network marketing. Its a health related product this avialble in over 27 countries. It a functional health beverage that is growing faster than any...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2008

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    I Do My Level Best, But Nothing Makes Any Difference - I'm Still Broke ;*(

    Hey, so I'm in £4500 debt. 1x overdraft, 1x credit card, 1x credit card Dad took out for me, 1x gf debt (small!!). Credit card companies are refusing me a new card with any interest free, so all of it is now at 16.9%. I am also the most financially aware soab I know. Dinners...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2011

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    oh My God Yes.no Money. ...

    oh my god yes.no money. its horrible. you can't afford anything. its the worst thing that could happen.
    chickyhannah chickyhannah 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    I Am A Full Time College Student At Ole Miss & I Make 300 To 1000$ A Week!!!

    I GOT TIRED OF STRUGGLING IN COLLEGE, BEING STRESSED, AND WORKING A NINE TO FIVE WHILE STUDYING, SO THIS IS WHAT I DO NOW... AND THIS IS THE MOST MONEY I'VE EVER MADE THIS EASY!!!HIT ME UP ON FACEBOOK IF YOU WANT IN: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ONEISHA22http://firstsourcenetwork.com/o22...
    oneisha22 oneisha22 18-21 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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    Inner World Is The Key

    Your subconscious is a garden, whatever you plant in it, intentionally or not will grow. Your inner world reflects your outer world and I am the best example of this that is turning a corner and leaving poverty of spirit and negative cash flow behind, Read on,,,,, I am as broke...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M May 8, 2013

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    I Know I'M Not The Only One....

    I decided to make a change and start building residual income... If you're looking for something different. I'll be more than happy to share what it is I do. :)
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jun 30, 2014

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    I Think I Repel Money

    Seriously. I have worked for decades now. Have a good job and what most would consider an excellent income. I've even worked 7 days a week. Even THIS did not help us get ahead. My husband also has a good income. It seems our money gets sucked into a black hole. We always end up...
    menomonee56 menomonee56 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    Its Hell On Earth

    Working everyday....for what? It feels like nothing. House needs serious repairs, bills need to be paid, cant get medications and have to cancel doctor's appointments, cant get food to eat alot of the time or other things we need for around the house, overdrawing our accounts...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Tired, But Found A Small Helper.

    I can't actually do a 9-5 job as the doctor told me I shouldn't for some reasons. So this makes me live off welfare, but a special disability allowance welfare. It hardley makes enough to make each month connect to the next. So, I used to panhandle. I KNEW that was a bad idea...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    I Used to Be a Professional...

    I used to be a professional, making good money, married and enjoying the good life.  Then life happened and I got sick, divorced, and ended up living in the ghetto on SSDI.  It pretty much sucks and I rely heavily on having a roommate to pay the bills.  They are...
    Jesse10 Jesse10 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    So Damn Sick....

    I am so sick of being ******* broke...sick that i am sitting here, hardly have eaten anything all day, because there really is nothing that i like in this ******* house, and since my mother has not gone grocery shopping yet, there isn't much i can do about that. i am sick of not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I Sure Am. ...

    I sure am. It is so hard to get-by on a pension. It comes every fortnight and is spent as quick as I get it. Oh well, at least I have something to pay my bills with, a lot of people get nothing. So I do count myself lucky for that. It would be nice to have some extra for some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 9, 2008

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    I Wish I Was Rich. It's Not Fair.

    All I ever knew from now and ever since I was kid was the phone ringing non-stop with companies wanting their money. All I knew was the frustration and resentment for not being able to get a Barbie, getting Ice cream/candy, or getting to enjoy many other things that kids around...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    No Joke

    I am on disability and I am so tired of being broke..... I wish there is.something I can do
    sunsure sunsure 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2012

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    I Hate Having Credit Card Debt

    It's like a dark cloud that is hanging over me at times. I hate having any debt! It's not as though it'll be impossible to pay off, but it will take years as long as I'm supporting a household on my own. Talking to other people, it's very typical these days, even in households...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    How Would You Like to Make Money Every Single Time You Are the People You Know Uses the Internet?

    How would you like to make money every single time you are the people you know uses the internet? I would like to tell you about iJango. iJango is a brand new company. We are in our pre-launch phase. Our official opening is August 1, 2009. iJango is the first of its kind. There...
    iJango iJango 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    We're Still Broke!!

    My husband and I filed for bankruptcy last year and thought that that would solve all of our problems. Unfortunately that was in January and the year just got worse!! After all of the bankruptcy "stuff" we have been trying to build up our savings account, but bad luck seemed to...
    RDTAY28 RDTAY28 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    True!

    You buy furniture. You tell yourself, this is the last sofa I will ever need in my life. Buy the sofa, then for a couple years you're satisfied that no matter what goes wrong, at least you've got your sofa issue handled. Then the right set of dishes. Then the perfect bed...
    Ksjourney Ksjourney 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    I HATE Being Broke

    I am in tears because I am broke. I graduated college five years ago and yet I have not found steady work. I worked at a bunch of crappy places and experienced severe bullying. The last job I had I was laid off from in October 2011 and that was two years ago. Now, I freelance...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    How to Make Money

    I'm on a very poor wage but love my job and my bills are getting higher. i have thought about doing sex for money, i did it years ago but now i cant seem to find anyone who wants me. maybe it the wrong thing to do. but how else do i get money to live on. is there anyone out...
    fluffmuffin fluffmuffin 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    I hate it when I send someone a message and they read it and don't even try to get back to me, or just being ignored in general.
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    Of being told what to do by people who don't have the right. Being judged by people because they THINK they have the right. Let me tell anyone who judges me what they have the...
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    Im sick of trying to get gurls by chatting . Making effort to reach a fake short lasting relationship . Fed Up of waiting a reply from somebody doesnt even care abt U . Im sick of...
    Passepartout307 Passepartout307 22-25, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not yet but going to. I have been left with an empty house and nows a good opportunity to pack my **** and leave. For all the neglect, heartache and unfulfilling relationship you...
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    I'm sick of being single, I was gonna ask a girl i knew out when we hung out next time but she found out somehow and texted me saying she wouldnt date me and now i'm pissed and sad...
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    I do not understand how a man I have stood by for nearly 25 years can leave just because he does not want to take care of me. I stayed through 3 affairs, 2 failed business attempts...
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    I am so sick and tired of the same stuff everyday. Its the same people and same thing, day in, day out. I just go school and home, and then guitar lesson. I have nothing to do in...
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    I don't usually get sick but for the past few days were ugly for me and I didn't like it. But I'm feeling better now
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    I think this non stop worry about my neighbor, me being depressed over my son not being here, anxiety in general, being stuck in the middle of family holidays, lack of sleep, are...
    ShivaBrainard ShivaBrainard 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    hate life at the minute. I am sick of being let down by people who say they will be there when you need them.
    Mrpenfold78 Mrpenfold78 36-40, M 2 days ago