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I Am Struggling Financially

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 131 People

    My Life Is A Complete Diaster Right Now

    Hi, I'm 24 years Old i have an 3 year old daughter. me and her dad is separated, every 6 months he disappears which leaves me to do everything for our Lil one. i have had to drop out of college and obtain my nursing assistant license. i live in an apartment that's a piece of...
    mlopez113 mlopez113 22-25 Sep 22, 2011

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    Im Done

    I am 22 years old. I was never rich and I still am not. Ive never had health insurance so I have a ton of medical bills. I have two over drawn bank accounts, a payday loan, a repossession, and several other unpaid bills including a $5000 college loan. I was considering filing...
    tlkeene tlkeene 22-25 Jan 30, 2013

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    How To Get $500 In The Next 24 Hours (Video)

    To a lot of people earning over $700K in a month may seem impossible… But Vick Strizheus thinks differently. Recently he tested a brand new marketing Idea nobody ever talks about … and it generated over $700K in a month…. … without spending a dime on ads! This...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    It's Been A Process

    So, it's not me directly that's having trouble financially, but my parents. To put an exhausting long drama filled story short, my step father got fired from his job. At first my mom kind of brushed it off and joked he'd find a new job in no time. That's definitely not the case...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    I Don't Get Paid Enough

     I am a college student & in a lot of debt.  I can't find a good job because I don't have a degree yet, & let's face it, times are hard, especially where I live, in Michigan.  I am also bipolar & seem to always be itching to spend money.  I hardly...
    mpluse mpluse 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    We Can Be A CEO

    Everyone has different story. Some of us are born rich, born poor, born average. However, neither of us know the future and might as well ended up facing the financial problem situation. But we all deserve much better than this. So why not from now on, you have the things you...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 21, 2013

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    My Life Is Just a Mess Right Now...

    I am 40, divorced in 2004. We have 4 kids together ages 19-5. Three of the kids still live with me, my oldest is in college in another state. I have lived in my current state since 1998. Ex moved to back to our old home state in 2004 after the divorce. Prior to the divorce, I...
    dontknowanymore dontknowanymore 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Go fund me Help me support me in financial

    aid I'm raising money for Medical supply. Click to Donate: http://www.gofundme.com/ez85pc #gofundme I'm not a robot but I really do need money
    Aoichannie Aoichannie 18-21, F Sep 29

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    Craigslist

    From week to week I'm in a struggle with money. Every time I get paid I don't have enough money for anything. So I post Ads as a sugar baby in need of financial help. I have child to take care of and don't know what else to do. I've been looking for a job for months and nothing...
    TheOriginalBadGirlBGC TheOriginalBadGirlBGC 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I Am Barely Hanging On

    First off, I have always been poor. Even as a kid I didn't have enough clothes, we got our food from the churches, and electricity and hot water was not a normal part of my life. My parents were fantastic though. I have no resentment towards them in any way because I know they...
    pianochick5254 pianochick5254 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    I feel like my life has gone backwards.

    The last couple of years were some great years for me . I was what you'd call independent full time work , full time school , own car , paid my own bills and I just felt so much happier . Year of 2014 i didn't quite bring in the year the way I wanted . I was working seasonal and...
    onmywaytosuccess onmywaytosuccess 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    No matter how many hours I work it never seems

    to amount to enough with rent and bills coming out from everywhere I just don't know how I'm ever going to get sorted. My friends have started selling dirty pics of themselves online in order to get some easy pocket cash but I just don't know if I can do that
    jessgold jessgold 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Going Down For The Last Count Financially, Physically & Mentally!

             I will tell you my story, 3 years ago my sister had a brain aneurysm that ruptured and she had a stroke. We were very close, not only was she my sister, we were best friends. I had a job, owed nothing, no credit cards, and was...
    sugargeorge7 sugargeorge7 56-60 2 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    babyblueeyes0417 babyblueeyes0417 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    We've always never been rolling in money,

    the income we get goes on our bills and living in general. July 2012 I unfortunately had to leave my part time job that paid extremely well, to look after my son with learning difficulties. Didn't find out for a year that we were entitled to financial help, which was awarded...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F Feb 20

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    Money Is The Root Of All Stressors!!!!

    I work fulltime but it still isn't leaving me "financially" comfortable. I have bills, debt, a girlfriend, and other expenses to account for. I have no money for myself, I'm lucky if my gf and I get to have a nice date anytime soon! My situation is not only depressing me, but...
    markud2sd markud2sd 31-35 3 Responses May 8, 2012

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    It's always been me and my mom.

    We've always seen to get by with the little we had. Growing up my mom made so many sacrifices for us that I'll probably spend the rest of my life thanking her for; but as of late things have gotten even tighter. I'm a full time student in college ( which cost twice as much as...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    Today is my daughters bday,

    she's 2. I couldn't throw her a party or buy her anything because all my money had to go towards rent. Smh. I feel so bad. I feel I should have done better or tried harder. I've just been so broke, I can't afford anything. I promise myself and her that next year will be better...
    TheOriginalBadGirlBGC TheOriginalBadGirlBGC 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Why is it when I feel like my family is getting

    ahead financially we are falling so much farther behind? Financially if we don't find a place to live by November 1,2014 we may freeze to death in the place we are.
    rosesheart rosesheart 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    My 3 Year Depression

     My story begins in September of 2006 when the housing bubble first started to burst. My boss had a meeting with us and told us that not just our over time was being cut but we was also being cut down to 32 hours a week. IMMEDIATLY I started looking for a part time job to help...
    citizensublime citizensublime 31-35 Jun 14, 2012

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    Every day I go to work

    and I come home, I don't live far from my house and spend very little on gas, I don't have many hobbies to spend money on either. I haven't taken a vacation in 4 years, and I live with my aunt and uncle paying little to no rent. How on earth do I not have any money I don't...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I'm feeling as if the bottom is about to drop

    out of my life. I've been struggling to find a job since the beginning of the year and now that I've finally found one, the months without work r catching up to me. My savings r gone and this previous months bills r only half paid and everyone is demanding money. I feel like I...
    DeeLish7118 DeeLish7118 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    Starting Over Isnt Easy

    I am a newly single parent of 4 kids ages 7 and under...I recently had to relocate due to domestic violence and I had to leave everything I am currently behind on all my bills and I'm too scared to go looking for help because I dnt want my eds family or friends to see me and tell...
    singlemommi singlemommi 26-30, F Aug 29, 2013

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    I recently graduated from a 4 year college,

    with a loan over 60k, school still holding my degree because I couldn't pay the balance due. For the last 8 month I been trying to find a career job so that I can pay off the school balance to obtain my degree, move to a new apartment, get marry, buy a decent car and be able to...
    ColdWorld316 ColdWorld316 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I definitely feel like I'm underpaid

    for the amount of effort I put into my job but I don't have the credentials or experience to get my desired job yet. I'm stuck here barely scraping by until that happens
    lemurgirl09 lemurgirl09 26-30, F Oct 12

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    I really wish my parents helped me better

    prepare for my future in every way but especially financially. I work SO hard and so much but always seem to have to rely on someone else to help me. Such a frustrating feeling.
    kros10 kros10 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I want to be financially stable so I can pursue my lifelong dreams of writing and performing arts careers and have a family. I don't think anyone who isn't financially stable...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 day ago

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    hi, I need a safe place to vent and maybe get some advice. I am 20 yrs old and supposed to be in my junior year of college. I recently had to move from school back to my family's...
    Sharabaybii Sharabaybii 18-21, F Nov 2

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    Right now everything is falling into thousand pieces..I might be losing my job, my roof had a washer dryer through it, I have no friends in this big city, 3 major college exams im...
    sadieblue44 sadieblue44 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Sucks how the holidays are here and I'm worrying about presents and money. All I think of is money money money! I just want my family to have a great christmas, but that means...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I stopped sleeping in bed with him because of his horrific snoring. Now that I've moved into another room and have a comfortable bed after years of on and off couch sleeping. He...
    Wantfreedom67 Wantfreedom67 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    Married 30 years. My husband ignores me totally unless theres someone around. Then hes all over me. No sex because he has ED, caused by diabetes. He tells me he loves me everyday...
    Unsupervised777 Unsupervised777 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    My mom doesn't understand my condition . As well as my dad. The stage I'm going through is part of me being immature they would basically blame it on me my attitude. the way I grew...
    franchezca78 franchezca78 13-15 Oct 30

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    my emotions are on a roller coaster ride. I spend days crying, I cannot deal with anything. I have left and moved to another city, but my kids are still with him. it has only been...
    lisloo007 lisloo007 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    everyday battle to try to keep myself together I've been through so much it's so hard the only thing keeping me going this long is my family even though my husband has to restrain...
    babygirlransom babygirlransom 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    You'll need help on the way sweety. :)
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Nov 2

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    Every day is a struggle to keep going. I'm so overwhelmed. Just keep crying. Really need to hold it together for my kids, but with all the pressures of life and having chronic...
    superwholockimom superwholockimom 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Everyday I struggle to get out of bed and start my day, I keep compromising my life to settle and be grateful but what if I wanted more am I a bad person for wanting to fight for a...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Nov 2

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    Today my math teacher asked me why I looked sad and I replied with I don't wanna be here and he said I'm sorry I can control that I didn't mean school I meant earth and I though...
    xoxtaylorxox xoxtaylorxox 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    So it been 1 year around this time I found out my husband had an affair . Still hurting still alone some days are good somedays bad . I guess what hurts is losing my life and still...
    amandalovee24 amandalovee24 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    kerendion kerendion 26-30, F Nov 4

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    I guess i can say that i already fell apart, im slowly picking up the pieces to put myself back together. Its not easy, I know that i am worth it. I don't ever give up on myself...
    Andrea408 Andrea408 22-25 1 Response Nov 5

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    Why do i stay? i am miserable but can't bring myself to leave.
    meme111111 meme111111 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 5

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    It's much easier to let go than to persevere through relationships.
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I feel as though modern society has set up double-standards when it comes to bisexuality. If a male, is sexually attracted to both and females, we definitely say he is Bi. But, if...
    erikaninetyseven erikaninetyseven 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I don't have the courage to bring home my partner, It could go ugly. Not that I have a boyfriend, to begin with, but contemplating the future sometimes is hurtful considering I don...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Today was bad. Yesterday too. I'm sick a lot with a chronic illness and I miss too much work. I'm responsible for my kids. If I lose my job we will lose our house. I have to keep...
    superwholockimom superwholockimom 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    My self-esteem is at an all time low. I want to die again. I want to just...stop existing. School is stressing me out, my life is stressing me out, I can't stop comparing myself to...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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