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I Wish I Had Enough Money to Become Debt Free

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    I Don't Know Where My Life Is Heading

    Hi all! I am a 29 year old female and have done my masters and engineering. The biggest problem with me is that I cannot stick to one job for more than a few months. It is so weird, everything seems so pointless after some time. The only work I want to do is helping people and I...
    purplebells purplebells 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    It Wouldnt Be So Bad If I Did It To Myself

     ******* medical bills.  i can never pay them off.  i have good credit because of credit cards but paying my medical bills on time every month doesn't affect my credit at all, it would only effect it if i ****** up, or went bankrupt.  if i took out a loan that...
    katearoo katearoo 22-25 2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Debt Free

    Debt free,I wish,In my dreams,Enough money,No more struggle,Wouldn't it be nice?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 29, 2012

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    When Is It Gonna End?

    Money is really the route of all evil. I feel like I can never be happy because we never quite have enough and our credit my husbands credit is soooooo bad we cant even get a house. Other then him I have NEVER met anyone with the credit score of 420. Can you believe its this low...
    MOMnWIFE MOMnWIFE 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Maybe Someday

    Less debt for me = less of my money going to big corporations = more of my money going toward helping people and animals who really need it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Sep 11, 2010

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    Ideally

    For me, its not so much becoming debt free as it is being able to get what I want without being ravaged with debt for what I want, I mean all I really want? A decent-nice house with adaquate bathrooms, central ac, with a pool I would be as insane about as hank hill is with his...
    Azerku28 Azerku28 22-25, M Jul 26, 2012

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    Just Putting My Two Cents In Here..

    actually I believe the issue here is how irresponsible people can be with their money. I don't think the amount of money you make really can prevent you from going in debt. Even multi-millionaires can be in big debt. I mean entire countries can be in massive debt too. I think the...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F May 12, 2012

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    I Know What You Mean

    I have been unemployed for nearly a year now and I feel like simply taking a gun to my head and shooting myself because of how overwhelmed I am with bills and debts! I mean, it's just endless!
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    No, I don't want people to give me money just because I want more. I am trying to sell things I crochet and that's my passion. My problem is it costs money to buy my supplies and I...
    ellequence ellequence 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    If I had money I could have graduated college last year instead of only taking two or one classes each semester... I'm in fact sitting this quarter out.. no money.. so poor. I...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Always bulling me for no reason . Making fun of me for just saying hi . Always being famous even if u r mean. Making me weak . Telling me words that hurt me . That's enough I have...
    Lonelyvamp2 Lonelyvamp2 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have had enough of my unhappy marriage, it's time to get out and enjoy my life again!!! Life is short, you never know when will be your last day.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I sorta don't like money. At all. But now I'm an "adult" so my world is ruled by money, right? Crap. ._. I just don't want to be in debt, have a roof, keep warm, keep cool, keep...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm sick and tired of being broke all the time and my dad always taking money from me that I work for! I struggle with money so much sometimes I wish I can make more money and...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This struggle maaaan... Some money wouldn't hurt haha! **** this
    mielleee mielleee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I always want more money. It's not to buy things, it's having the option to buy them. It'd be great to... I don't know, actually get employed.
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm in need of money to pay for bills and student loans. I talked to a bunch of people here on EP yesterday, all claiming they wanted to help me, and in the end I still had nothing...
    Ravengoddess Ravengoddess 22-25, F Mar 25

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    When people say follow your dreams I think HA sure that easy for them to say you need money for everything these days.
    GoldenWhimsicalButterfly GoldenWhimsicalButterfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    There's ways to get money people just have to have a plan and motivation! A Home based business is a great way to get you things you only imagined
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 4

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    *At Forever 21* Me:'Oh, that's a cute dress!' *checks price tag* Me:'No it is not.' *walks away in shame* I WISH I HAD TONS OF MONAAAAAY (;_;)
    introvertlife introvertlife 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    OK, your poor, your poor, your poor and your poor. Everyone on this page is so damn poor! Stop begging for money.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am thinking about something: how can girl like me, with my hobbies (psychology, music, general knowledge, writing, fitness and nutrition) earn some online money? If you have any...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm only 30 but I feel like I'm 70. I feel like I'm at the end of the line. I was a workaholic. My first job was right after school. When I was in college, I tend to work during...
    hopefulunderdog hopefulunderdog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I and I would if in my distracted imagination's wildest dreams  I had a $ every time I:-So vehemently opposed the "It's just business," excuse that my reaction shocked ppl who...
    INFPIdealist INFPIdealist 41-45, F Apr 10

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    I'm broke as a joke. Recent graduate and not yet employed. Boo.
    lookwhaticando lookwhaticando 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I want a paystub .. A faithful one Not the lying *** idiots in my messages .
    marymelia marymelia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Who doesn't....? I mean come on!
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I only have 23$$ And I want to by a computer.
    Awesome5790 Awesome5790 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    its harder to get through school
    4evamaureen 4evamaureen 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Yeah things would be easier.
    meadlingkids meadlingkids 18-21 3 Responses Mar 30

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    **** it, I'm pissed, I'm tired, I want to punch something, terrible day, night
    alexnewsom alexnewsom 16-17, M Mar 20

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    Today was a bad day. One of those days when nothing goes so wrong as to be worth mentioning, but when nothing has been really accomplished and too much was left undone or unsaid.
    Andy12798 Andy12798 16-17, M Mar 27

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    All I want is for my son to have the life he deserves...with or without me. I'm putting my life in your hands now GOD. I LOVE YOU KARTER.
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Something happened. Have you experienced that excruciating heartache every time you cry? Nothing seems to come out of your lips, you just cry quietly. You curled up in a bed...
    sftlr sftlr 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Sick of getting my PERIOD!! Lol I'm for real though! Well PMS too. My boobs are killing me, All I want is ICecream, and I know the cramps are on their way!!!
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Apr 11

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    Okay so people have been asking me if I'm really a girl...Yes! I am a girl lol I wouldn't lie about it, I'm not messed like that. So I finally gained the courage to show my ugly...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 11

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    Posting this because I am so excited about where I am right now in my life. I am 24, have two small boys, and am Debt Free! We are in the process of buying a house and are using...
    ljh16 ljh16 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    In General, I hate girls. Now before anybody says girls have a right not to want to date nice guys or some other bull, I will say this: I am not a smiley, sun shining out of my...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    At the age of 31 you would think I would know how to budget my money by now but that isn't the case. Neither my husband or I like to keep track of our checkbook or be in charge of...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm writing this in the hopes that others can relate to my affair experience and help me let go. I'm very ashamed and reluctant to post this, but here it is. I've been married for...
    dsumm1 dsumm1 51-55, M 12 Responses Apr 11

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    I hate money hungry *******! I hate how if a guy doesn't have enough money a girl won't go for him. The last thing i look for in a girl is how much money she makes. It's so...
    Wickard1983 Wickard1983 26-30, M Mar 23

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    My husband and I argued today. We are very broke with three children, and he thinks it would be a great idea to have a barbeque while the kids and I are gone at a family event he...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Come late June, I might actually meet the guy that I think I like. One of my sisters is getting married at the end of June and I would love to have a date. I told him that it...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been broke for a while now. Every time i get my money it goes all away suddenly. I am terrible at managing my money and im afraid of the day i wake up with a family to feed...
    Loer Loer 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been with someone for almost 7 years now. High school sweethearts, through the college years, we have done it all. In the last year or so I just do not feel happy. He is...
    tls2209 tls2209 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    It started at work. We were just two people in search of something. It was just physical at first. Like all things new it was amazing. We were built for each other. Then it became...
    stratluver stratluver 46-50, M 13 Responses Mar 31

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    I want to see someone very badly right now. Things have been really strange lately and I just need to connect with a like mind. Someone who really understands me. If I had the...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M Apr 2

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    I'm a man. My girlfriend got pregnant. We felt it wasn't time, we were too busy with work/school, had no money, time, etc. I'm not religious, she is. We discussed it, and...
    12johnson 12johnson 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    My best friend. She started acting rude to everyone and bulling me. I made excuses until I had enough. I told her how I felt and she hugged me for the last time before we walked...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm going to start this off by saying: i don't think he's in love with me. He has a girlfriend. But this experience group was probably the closest to what experience I'm having...
    Epaestimated Epaestimated 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    When you get an unexpected phone call from a debt collector your first thoughts are probably fear and shock. You don't remember any outstanding debts and the person who is...
    hemasbags hemasbags 26-30, F Apr 7

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