I Want to Pay Off My Debts

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    It Will Be Nice When I Can

    Debt to me feels like suffocation. Even having my mortgage, before I left my husband made me feel like I was underwater. It is a heavy burden that I struggle with but hope within a short few months will be taken care of thanks to the resolution of the assets from my ex...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2009

    The ---- ------ Show

    i have reached Baby Step 1 and paid off one credit card. i recall when mom died. i got her whole life insurance settlement. had i been taught properly at the time, i could have paid off all her final bills, paid off all my credit cards, paid off my car, paid off all my student...
    astounded1088 astounded1088
    31-35, M
    Apr 6, 2012

    Let Go Of The Negative Emotions Of Debt.

    In my speaking engagements lately, I’ve been talking to people about how to separate emotion from their finances entirely, and especially how to let go of the negative emotions - shame, fear, anxiety, blame and stress - that often come with debt.  To let go of all...
    KG101 KG101
    41-45, M
    Oct 27, 2009

    I'm Already Making Great Progress.

    The problem started when my hours at work were seriously cut back and I had to use credit cards to pay for living expenses. But now I have a great paying job with money to easily pay of my debts. its just a matter of time.
    candy100 candy100
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2009

    If I Won a Contest...

    and it wasn't for all of the money in the world but just enough - to the penny - to pay current debts, I'd feel a thrill coursing through my body that is indescribable!  I know that there are some people who shoot for the big dough, wanting to win MegaMillions in the...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    Jun 8, 2008

    12 Months.

    I am not sure how I will do this since I am currently unemployed...If I could go back in time I would have never moved out of my mothers house Sept 2008. I would never have attended that dreadful career college that taught me next to nothing yet charged me $7,000+ in student...
    inaforest inaforest
    26-30, F
    Feb 5, 2013
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