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Financial choices come back to bite

Here’s a story I came across on stuff a while back about Marcus Jeremy and the financial choices he made five years ago when he began studying. I’ve been meaning to post this for ages so here it is: I’m … Continue reading

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21 February debt update

My current debt balance is $3,046.71. Here’s the breakdown: Farmers: $1,161.70 National Bank Overdraft: $1,884.30 WINZ: $0 DTR: $0 Jubilee Budget Advisory: $0 Credit Union: $0 National Bank Loan: $0 Vodafone: $0 Contact: $0 Warehouse Card $0 Flexirent $0 QCard … Continue reading

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Debt update – 7 February

My current debt balance is $3,601.71. Here’s the breakdown: Farmers: $1,697.37 National Bank Overdraft: $1,904.34 WINZ: $0 DTR: $0 Jubilee Budget Advisory: $0 Credit Union: $0 National Bank Loan: $0 Vodafone: $0 Contact: $0 Warehouse Card $0 Flexirent $0 QCard … Continue reading

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World famous in New Zealand?

My debt-free journey is going to feature in the April edition of Good Health magazine! I saw a Facebook post from Good Health that said they were looking for women to share their stories of letting go of something important … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust!

I’ve paid off my WINZ debt! January has been a positive month for me financially – I’ve started the year how I wish to continue and all going well I’ll be out of debt on 4 April this year. Now … Continue reading

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An update on my financial goals

In May I set my financial goals for the next 12 months; in June these goals changed. This was due to more urgency being placed on paying off my Vodafone bill and because I wanted to pay off three more … Continue reading

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Another good surprise

I phoned DTR today to get an updated balance on my loan and was surprised to find it was less than I thought. According to my (obviously unreliable) records, I still owed $1,789 on my DTR debt. It turns out the … Continue reading

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