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I Am Sick of Being Broke

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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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    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 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    museofcomedy museofcomedy 18-21, F Jul 6

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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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    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jun 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It's so hard raising 2 kids and not having enough money and always feeling like a failure to them cuz u can't get them the stuff they need or provide them with the basics in life...
    mandyxxx83 mandyxxx83 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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    The struggle is real when you don't have family
    whidel6 whidel6 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am 5 thousand dollars in debt. My phone bill sky rocketed. I'm not pretty enough to be a sugar baby. My family can't help :/ ugh!!!!
    SydneyLockwood SydneyLockwood 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    It's horrible that feeling ugh
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I feel broken. First, in the sense that I am clearly... wrong. Is it still good to be yourself when it brings you nothing but pain? I don't think so. I don't think there is a...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I have always been broke..have always struggled. But the past months have taken on a whole new meaning of being broke!! I had to buy a car in April 2014...even though I couldn't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I think about how much my life would improve if I became more of a cold hearted b****. I often fantasize about how nice it would be to say "no" more than I did "yes...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    Is It Just a Bad Headache — or Something Worse !! i think weed is killing my brain cells whatever it is ... feeling sick suxx
    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    Can't eat normal food anymore... Like the food I ate before... If I eat anything other then fruit my stomach starts to hurt and ill throw up right away.. Sometimes I have to force...
    FindingTheRealMe FindingTheRealMe 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm lost and I'm afraid. I'm scared of what has happened and I fear what may happen. Every single day I have dozens of macabre scenarios flashing through my mind. I see the people...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm sick and tired of having to play the role of a mother instead of just being a child. I'm sick of all the responsibility I'm sick and tired of people who use me. I'm sick...
    WelcomeTheSilence WelcomeTheSilence 16-17, F Aug 31

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    All I ever do is work. Work, eat, sleep, repeat. It's exhausting. I don't usually get days off between my two jobs. Yet... I'm still broke.
    soldierofshadows soldierofshadows 18-21, M Aug 27

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    I'm sick of it. Why doesn't anyone realize I hurt just as much as them. Why is that because I'm not athletic or do a lot of physically strenuous activity that I can't be tired? Why...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    So I have a boyfriend. He and I go awhile back. Broken up a few times, gotten back together. Fussed, griped, argued, all that fun stuff. I feel like lately everything has been my...
    emileekate123 emileekate123 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I don't think I'm ever going to get over it. I woke up and kissed my pillow this morning thinking it was a person, but it wasn't. I'm alone. I miss him, but I could never take him...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I have been with the love of my life for almost 4 years. He's had different problems that we tried to work out together, like low self-esteem, ocd and I think also trust issues. A...
    charlie08 charlie08 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    There's been a lot of converse a short while ago, the two superior and bad about mortgage brokers. Mortgage lenders happen to be beneath lots of scrutiny not long ago and laws...
    Noelict Noelict 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My story is that I have a sickness inside that I don't know how to make go away. It's hard to define this sickness other than a pervading poison that is eating me from the inside...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I hate being sick! Ughh! And it's soo cold outside :P that had nothing to do with me being sick but ya I hate being sick!
    PANDASAREAWESOME67 PANDASAREAWESOME67 13-15, M Aug 23

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    My sis has a new bf she broke up with her old bf and got with the new one the same day. At least she isn't forever alone like me.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M Aug 29

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    I thought I had it under control. I thought I was strong enough to make it through a day without crying. Why does today feel as sickening as my first day without him? Why does my...
    sar4952 sar4952 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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