Category Debt Repayment

July 2013 Debt Repayment Update

I have been a busy bee these last couple of days. Yesterday I attended a horse racing event at the Goodwood Racecourse. I had never been before and, understandably, I was very much looking forward to it. Even though I did not bet (I am pretty sure I was the only one out there who […]

How I Began my Journey to Debt Freedom

My little blog is 2 months old today, and to celebrate this tiny milestone (why not? who doesn’t love celebrations!) I decided to write a blog post about how it all began. By all I mean my journey to debt freedom and financial independence, and I will talk about the baby steps I took to […]

This Month’s Challenge

I got paid on Friday and this month I am putting £580 towards my debt (this includes £215 that I owe my Mum – I wanted to pay her before I start making any additional payments towards my debt). Done and ticked off my list! I have not started aggressively attacking my credit card debt […]

Cutting Back

It has now been almost a month since I made my decision to get out of debt as soon as I possibly can. Each day I try to think of ways to save a bit of money here and there which means I have to cut back on quite a few things. Habits are hard […]

Let’s Talk Numbers

Since I turned 18, I have always had some sort of debt. Whether it was a student loan, or a credit card debt, or a car loan, there was always something holding me back financially. It took me years to repay my student loan (6 years) and my car loan (3 years) along with some […]

So it begins…

This has finally happened. I got back from my holiday just under two weeks ago having spent all my money on eating out, entertainment and other things you normally spend money on while travelling. Do you want to know what is shocking? The shocking fact is that I had exactly £40 in my bank account […]