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    • muppets
    • By muppets 13th Dec 16, 8:02 PM
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    muppets
    Pay ALL your debt off by Xmas 2017
    • #1
    • 13th Dec 16, 8:02 PM
    Pay ALL your debt off by Xmas 2017 13th Dec 16 at 8:02 PM
    Welcome to PART 1 OF Pay ALL Your Debt Off By Xmas 2017!

    Firstly I would like to welcome all new and existing members from last years thread.

    Anyone is welcome to join this challenge and it is NEVER too late. There is also no amount of money too small or too large that will stop you from joining this challenge. We have several members who will be on their debt journey for several years to come, but they are part of this thread to pay off a fixed amount of their debt as the support on here is fantastic!
    So, if you think you can pay off all your debts by Christmas or have a goal to pay off a certain amount then please join in!

    This challenge runs until 27th December 2017.



    To help me run this thread easily, could you please all post your totals in large text and in a bold colour and post the amount you have paid off // target amount

    It would also be a big help if you could also put with it your challenge number.
    i.e. another £50 paid off so now the total paid off for

    #001 is £315.43/£7685.67
    By the way, don't worry about working out your % paid as I can do that for you!
    Last edited by muppets; 25-12-2016 at 6:47 PM.
    PAYDBX 2017 - #01 Pd £10,446.83 / £11,000 - 94.97%
    SPC10 #93
    MFiT-T4 #9
    3-6 mth EF #69
    €4,300 / 15,000 Wombles #24 = 540.20
    Mortgage - PD 86,136.83/ 271,495.07 31.72% MF Aug 2038 Sept 2035
    My long slow journey to mortgage freedom
    My diary - Making a move on debt
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    • fire-wannabe
    • By fire-wannabe 17th Jul 17, 12:39 PM
    • 84 Posts
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    fire-wannabe
    Hi Muppets,

    #46 paid £50 off today,

    thank you
    Pay ALL your debt off by Xmas 2018 #46 £5/£4550
    • arc_cutter
    • By arc_cutter 17th Jul 17, 8:07 PM
    • 46 Posts
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    arc_cutter
    Hi all,

    Making a payment for this month #03 with a payment of £ 249.81
    DFXMAS 2015 Total £4893.66 / £21,197.29 /23.08%
    DFXMAS 2016 Total £3783.97 / £17626.13 /21.46%
    DFXMAS 2017 Total £3902.37 / £18927.72 /20.62%
    DFXMAS 2018 Total £0.00 / £18528.62 /0.0%
    • Miss D Meanour
    • By Miss D Meanour 18th Jul 17, 1:36 PM
    • 105 Posts
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    Miss D Meanour
    Hi there

    Sorry to have to post and run. But am seriously chasing my tail at the moment.

    #023 checking in with £790.26 payment for July

    giving a new total of £5,269.59 / £8,100

    Take care everyone
    MissDM
    LBM- June 2009 - 15 year plan started, Dec 2016 - half way there
    SPC - 11 #574 - £500 ........ Xmas 2018 - #11: £31 / £365.
    CCCC 2018 #14 - £0 / £140 ....... PAYDBX 2018 #23: £622.58 / £7,000
    Frugal Living - #37 .......... MFW2018 - #2: £0 / £8,000

    No matter how far you go, you always take yourself with you
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 18th Jul 17, 5:15 PM
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    abba1772
    Sent £100 to barclaycard which means I've passed the halfway mark

    Brings my total to £3076.97 / £6000

    Halifax card is getting tackled as of next Monday so you might be getting sick of my updates
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 17 £3572.57 NOW £3995.93
    POAMAYC 2011 £6382.66 POAMAYC 2012 £5000.78
    POAMAYC 2013 £3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 £4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 £7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 £8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 £7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 £368.09
    • kirtsypoos
    • By kirtsypoos 18th Jul 17, 6:50 PM
    • 3,200 Posts
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    kirtsypoos
    Afternoon all,

    #006 checking in with £15199.59/14,539.71 please muppets
    £70/3000 OH BC(97.66% PAID)
    PAID VERY, Barclaycard x2, Vanquis, Natwest, O/D, Tesco & MBNA x2 PAID LBM 24/07/15 - Debt: £70/31010.23 (99.77% paid)
    Mortgage - £159,900.00 (2017/2018 O/P £2877.06) PAYDBX 17 - £18,442.82
    PAYDBX 18 #006 £854.90/£4000
    • leanne0121
    • By leanne0121 19th Jul 17, 10:46 AM
    • 38 Posts
    • 332 Thanks
    leanne0121
    Hi All and Muppets

    No 78 paid another £10
    Just £200 to go!!

    Thanks
    Massive mortgage free wannabe
    Mortgage outstanding
    2018 £47,700 2012 £109,000
    Survey / 2017 £355 2018 £
    Challenges / 2018 mortgage free target £5,000 paid £289
    • kirtsypoos
    • By kirtsypoos 19th Jul 17, 12:03 PM
    • 3,200 Posts
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    kirtsypoos
    Morning everyone

    #006 checking in with £15249.59/14,539.71 please muppets
    £70/3000 OH BC(97.66% PAID)
    PAID VERY, Barclaycard x2, Vanquis, Natwest, O/D, Tesco & MBNA x2 PAID LBM 24/07/15 - Debt: £70/31010.23 (99.77% paid)
    Mortgage - £159,900.00 (2017/2018 O/P £2877.06) PAYDBX 17 - £18,442.82
    PAYDBX 18 #006 £854.90/£4000
    • chocoholicqueen
    • By chocoholicqueen 19th Jul 17, 3:40 PM
    • 564 Posts
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    chocoholicqueen
    Not posted in a while as debt has been going up and down, but I am finally back on track and ready to tackle it.


    #30 £2473/£6000
    Emergency Fund £0/£500
    £365 in 365 Days #18 £520/£520
    £2.00 Savers Club 2017 #11 £300/£300
    • Glittery
    • By Glittery 20th Jul 17, 12:33 PM
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    Glittery
    #119

    £365.00 paid today


    £5306.80/£12800
    12800 to pay off
    £4822.20 to pay off !
    • kirtsypoos
    • By kirtsypoos 20th Jul 17, 3:01 PM
    • 3,200 Posts
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    kirtsypoos
    Afternoon Everyone!

    #006 checking in with £15264.59/14,539.71 please muppets
    £70/3000 OH BC(97.66% PAID)
    PAID VERY, Barclaycard x2, Vanquis, Natwest, O/D, Tesco & MBNA x2 PAID LBM 24/07/15 - Debt: £70/31010.23 (99.77% paid)
    Mortgage - £159,900.00 (2017/2018 O/P £2877.06) PAYDBX 17 - £18,442.82
    PAYDBX 18 #006 £854.90/£4000
    • Ammeretto
    • By Ammeretto 20th Jul 17, 9:15 PM
    • 173 Posts
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    Ammeretto
    Hell everyone.

    My last payment for the month has just gone out - so total cleared this month is £700

    #142 £4,950 / £10,000 = 49.5%
    Debt at LBM (Mar 14) - £29,981.66 + £11,320.91 Car & Bike HP + £799.78 HMRC tax credits = £42,102.35
    Credit card Debt Dec 17 - £11,000
    PAYDbyXMAS2017 #142 - £12,850 / £10,000 - 128.5%
    PAYDbyXMAS2017 #142 - £600 / £11,000 - 5.5%
    • donkids22
    • By donkids22 20th Jul 17, 9:42 PM
    • 148 Posts
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    donkids22
    054 my new total paid off is now 2457.95. That is just paying off the normal for the month with no extras.
    Pay off Debt 2017 no54. 1433.95/ 9691.07. NSD jan 15/15. NSD feb 12/15. NSD mar 5/15
    Apr 2/15. Xmas 2 a day no63 302/730. No buying unnecessary toiletries 2017. 1 debt versus 100 days 0/200. April Grocery challenge 210/240
    • in96bal
    • By in96bal 20th Jul 17, 10:35 PM
    • 3 Posts
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    in96bal
    Newbie to this challenge
    Hi I'm new to this forum can you send me more info please?
    • River.Bee
    • By River.Bee 21st Jul 17, 12:40 PM
    • 83 Posts
    • 254 Thanks
    River.Bee
    £60 Barclaycard DD out today new total:
    #146 checking in with £434/ £1720
    27/3/2017 - The Beginning of the End
    Credit Card Total Debt: £3462 £2205
    Pledge to clear at least half before uni graduation: July 2019

    £1257 paid - 36.3%
    • JWPopps
    • By JWPopps 24th Jul 17, 1:07 PM
    • 288 Posts
    • 1,535 Thanks
    JWPopps
    update!

    Sorry it's been a while since I last updated, but I've made it to 53%!!!!! Eeek!!!

    #19 - 4415/8280

    Thank you!!!
    Credit Card Debt: £0!!!
    Loan Debt: £6,052.36
    Savings: £200.00
    • muppets
    • By muppets 24th Jul 17, 3:24 PM
    • 732 Posts
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    muppets
    Hi I'm new to this forum can you send me more info please?
    Originally posted by in96bal
    Hi in96bal to join in with this challenge, just set yourself a target amount of how much debt you want to pay off by XMAS17. Then come back with updates of your payments.
    PAYDBX 2017 - #01 Pd £10,446.83 / £11,000 - 94.97%
    SPC10 #93
    MFiT-T4 #9
    3-6 mth EF #69
    €4,300 / 15,000 Wombles #24 = 540.20
    Mortgage - PD 86,136.83/ 271,495.07 31.72% MF Aug 2038 Sept 2035
    My long slow journey to mortgage freedom
    My diary - Making a move on debt
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 24th Jul 17, 8:18 PM
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    abba1772
    Paid £26.65 towards my very account brings my total to £3103.62 / £6000
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 17 £3572.57 NOW £3995.93
    POAMAYC 2011 £6382.66 POAMAYC 2012 £5000.78
    POAMAYC 2013 £3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 £4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 £7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 £8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 £7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 £368.09
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 25th Jul 17, 9:10 AM
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    abba1772
    £9.65 sent towards the Halifax card brings my total to £3113.27 / £6000

    Daily round down is back on
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 17 £3572.57 NOW £3995.93
    POAMAYC 2011 £6382.66 POAMAYC 2012 £5000.78
    POAMAYC 2013 £3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 £4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 £7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 £8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 £7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 £368.09
    • Chappie77
    • By Chappie77 25th Jul 17, 11:26 AM
    • 136 Posts
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    Chappie77
    Morning all!

    I'm 2 weeks behind so...

    #67 - £250 paid = £3951.55/£5500

    Chappie x
    Payment a Day 2018 Very £227.17/£1234.09 Saving for Xmas 2018 £55/£500 Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 £60/£700 PAYDBX2018 £450.48/£7268.47 £2 Savers Club 2018 £68
    • fire-wannabe
    • By fire-wannabe 25th Jul 17, 1:20 PM
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    fire-wannabe
    #46 with £5 off, please Muppets
    Pay ALL your debt off by Xmas 2018 #46 £5/£4550
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