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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th Aug 15, 11:42 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    My 2015-2020 timeline diary.........
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    • 12th Aug 15, 11:42 AM
    My 2015-2020 timeline diary......... 12th Aug 15 at 11:42 AM
    Hey,

    This is my timeline diary, I am going to keep this up to date with my debt, savings & all that jazz until I am a debt free, home-owning responsible adult

    I am setting myself this timeline because I realise now that it will take me this long to sort out my life financially.

    My main problems are frivolous spending on anything really, spending on credit cards just because I have them & also holidays!

    So here goesssssssssssss

    Dxxx
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 11-01-2017 at 11:07 AM.
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
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    • tori.k
    • By tori.k 5th Jun 17, 9:57 AM
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    tori.k
    Just checked my retirement age, 68 years old!

    34 years to go

    Dxxx
    Originally posted by Dolly Rocker
    See the positive it means your still young
    Debit to Credit (stage 1) 3652.34 completed 15/10/16
    Debit to Credit (stage 2) 6299.09 completed 25/06/17
    Last Castle 150,000/ 25300
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Jun 17, 9:58 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Very true.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Jun 17, 4:31 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Debt
    £15,000.00 - Starting
    £7785.32 - Current

    Weight
    16st 7lbs - Starting
    15st 6lbs - Current

    Savings
    £300.00 - DH personal
    £160.00 - Chester zoo
    £330.00 - Work Christmas
    £145.00 - Dirty Dancing drunkiness funds
    £150.00 - Mum 65th birthday funds
    £214.00 - 365 in 365 (will use this for Rome in December 2017)
    £240.00 - Festive funds 2017
    £125.00 - Sis & the little un's holiday funds
    £0.00 - Rome funds (flights PIF)
    £0.00 - Vegas funds (will start adding to this July 2017)

    Notes
    Money wise nowt has really changed since yesterday, as we all know by now it's 1 of the month for payments then a long long wait till the next wage comes in.

    I did get back on the scales & weight 15st 6lbs, still a total loss to report of 15lbs. Going to aim for 7lbs losses at a time to make it manageable, so 6lbs to go for the next goal!

    Been ever so good today, logged all my food on My Fitness Pal. Do have 2 lunches out this week but will just need to be extra good the rest of the time in between to have a good loss.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 5th Jun 17, 11:00 PM
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    MistyMountainTop
    7lb goals sound very do-able. Maybe I should try that too...
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • monz
    • By monz 6th Jun 17, 9:30 AM
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    monz
    Join AP survey! I just joined last week and managed nearly £20 so far every little helps xx
    Originally posted by monz
    https://www.prolific.ac/

    Debt (1/9/14) £6,702.11 Debt free (30/11/2016)
    house deposit £5,781.18/10,000
    mums xmas vouchers boots (surveys ) 50/50
    sisters xmas vouchers topshop (surveys ) 0/30
    Dads xmas voucher amazon (surveys) 0/25
    Australia 2019 - /5000
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Jun 17, 10:29 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Thanks monz, registered now!

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Jun 17, 12:01 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Down to 15st 5lbs. Total of 16lbs lost.

    Been here before but determined to stick to it this time.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th Jun 17, 5:15 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Debt
    £15,000.00 - Starting
    £7785.32 - Current

    Weight
    16st 7lbs - Starting
    15st 2lbs - Current

    Savings
    £300.00 - DH personal
    £160.00 - Chester zoo
    £330.00 - Work Christmas
    £145.00 - Dirty Dancing drunkiness funds
    £150.00 - Mum 65th birthday funds
    £214.00 - 365 in 365 (will use this for Rome in December 2017)
    £240.00 - Festive funds 2017
    £125.00 - Sis & the little un's holiday funds
    £0.00 - Rome funds (flights PIF)
    £0.00 - Vegas funds (will start adding to this July 2017)

    Notes
    Yay have lost 4lbs since I last posted all with calorie counting

    Nothing to report on the debt front, I am going to have a bit of a clearout & list some items for sale on Thursday. See if I can make some spare ££'s to add to either the savings or the debt payment due on 1 July 2017.

    Finally got a study on that new site so £1.70 is pending at the moment. Every little helps

    Still in work so just got to get through the last hour really then I am homeward bound to chill with the husband.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th Jun 17, 5:17 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Some surveys cleared on Valued Opinions so I just ordered a £15.00 Amazon voucher!

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 14th Jun 17, 3:36 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Debt Freedom Update........
    Had a couple of spends today which were covered by the money left over in the bills account.

    £33.06 - Costco, I get half of this from work so not so bad. Me & Mum love a wander round here
    £27.67 - FedEx, left my make up bag in the hotel & got a duty tax bill

    Debt Total £7756.51 & hoping to have this paid off in the next 6 months, unlikely but will give it a go!

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 14th Jun 17, 3:43 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Ate 2 slices of Costco chicken pizza - jeezo!! Feel like I need to hibernate

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • monz
    • By monz 15th Jun 17, 11:24 AM
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    monz
    oooo Costco chicken pizza!!!! <3
    Debt (1/9/14) £6,702.11 Debt free (30/11/2016)
    house deposit £5,781.18/10,000
    mums xmas vouchers boots (surveys ) 50/50
    sisters xmas vouchers topshop (surveys ) 0/30
    Dads xmas voucher amazon (surveys) 0/25
    Australia 2019 - /5000
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Jun 17, 4:01 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Monz it was amazing!!

    Bloody love Costco.

    Do you have a card?

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Jun 17, 4:05 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Had the best wee weekend ever!

    Edinburgh with my Sister & best friend for Dirty Dancing last night. Was really good, only thing I would say is it wasn't really as musical as we would have liked! Didn't hear a full song the whole way through so by the time you got into full on sing your heart out mode it stopped!!

    Glad we seen it as we have wanted to for years but wouldn't go back.

    Put on a couple of lbs over the weekend but that will come off again.

    Got a roast chicken dinner in the oven, had a bubble bath & need to get ready as away to Darlington tomorrow night for a meeting on Tuesday.

    Got a few surveys done this weekend so happy with that & also had £60 left over from my night out - gave DH £20 & will put the £40 I have left to another of my wee savings stashes!

    Will update tomorrow when I have decided what to do with it.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Jun 17, 4:30 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Survey Update

    £19.80 - Onepoll - Cash out at £40.00
    £9.64 - Prolific - £1.00 pending - Cash out at £5.00
    £34.00 - Populus - Cash out at £50.00
    £7.25 - Valued Opinions - Cash out at £15.50
    25 points - Opinion Outpost - Cash out at 50 points for £2.50
    185 points - IPSOS - Cash out at 690 points for £5.00

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • monz
    • By monz 19th Jun 17, 10:47 AM
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    monz
    Monz it was amazing!!

    Bloody love Costco.

    Do you have a card?

    Dxxx
    Originally posted by Dolly Rocker
    my mum has one - I dont really go though, i spend too much :P xx
    Debt (1/9/14) £6,702.11 Debt free (30/11/2016)
    house deposit £5,781.18/10,000
    mums xmas vouchers boots (surveys ) 50/50
    sisters xmas vouchers topshop (surveys ) 0/30
    Dads xmas voucher amazon (surveys) 0/25
    Australia 2019 - /5000
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 20th Jun 17, 1:20 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    I know it's too tempting just to fill one of those massive trolleys.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 22nd Jun 17, 8:57 AM
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    MistyMountainTop
    I didn't even know there was a Costco in the UK. Shows how out of it I am! I've heard their own brand items are really nice.

    hope you're doing ok in this heat! xx
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Jun 17, 12:31 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Yeah they will be dotted about over the UK I am sure.

    The one we go to is in Glasgow.

    So handy, but can get quite spendy if you don't have the restraint!

    Not doing too bad, it's raining now.

    Never lasts that well the heat

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Jun 17, 12:40 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Debt Freedom - ONGOING
    Debt Freedom - ONGOING

    £15,000.00 - Starting debt
    £7,783.75 - Current debt

    Okay so 6 more months of payments left in this year & I really want to get as close as possible to debt freedom by then!

    Would love it to be gone by then but not sure that is going to be possible.

    Just waiting on DH to be paid which I was hoping would be today so that I could sit & work out all the payments etc but nothing in yet. Will check it later as it does sometimes go in at around 2pm.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
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