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    • blue_eyed_girl123
    • By blue_eyed_girl123 19th Apr 17, 1:08 PM
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    Debt Free by December 2017
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    • 19th Apr 17, 1:08 PM
    Debt Free by December 2017 19th Apr 17 at 1:08 PM
    I have been lurking on here for a while and decided to start my own debt free diary! We had to buy a new car last year and along with various other circumstances (broken boiler, sick cat, bathroom with tiles falling off and broken shower), we are currently repaying our debt.

    The amount stands at £6750.02 and I would like this paid off by December 2017 as we will be saving for a wedding from January 2018 (it is taking all the willpower I have to not start buying wedding things!)

    Have seen that lots of people on here are really supportive so would appreciate it as I work towards a DFD.

    Current debt:
    £4100 to parents - interest free
    £2650.02 credit card - interest free
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    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 20th Apr 17, 8:14 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:14 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:14 AM
    Good luck with your debt repayments!
    "You're not rich until you have something money can't buy."

    Debt neutral 27/03/17 from £40k in the hole 2012.
    Roadkill 17 £52.96 2016-£62.28 2015- £84.20)
    RYSAW17 £1530.02 2016 £2,535.16 2015 £1027.20
    • enthusiasticsaver
    • By enthusiasticsaver 20th Apr 17, 8:36 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:36 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:36 AM
    Good luck with the debt repayments. I would also save an emergency fund as all those things you mention could happen again at any time and a savings fund which you can use in the future will help you keep out of debt. How much are you repaying each month? At least it is all interest free.
    Debt and mortgage free and saving for early retirement
    • blue_eyed_girl123
    • By blue_eyed_girl123 22nd Apr 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:17 AM
    Thank you, currently paying £300 per month back to parents and £110 to the Barclaycard. I'm hoping to increase this in August as I'm about to take 10 weeks of half pay because I do a part time MA as well as a full time job and not sure exactly how much I will be bringing in. Going away a week on Wednesday but All Inclusive hotel so will hopefully keep other spends down .
    • blue_eyed_girl123
    • By blue_eyed_girl123 22nd Apr 17, 10:20 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:20 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:20 AM
    Also payment went out on the Barclaycard yesterday so debt stands at £6640.02, and money to parents goes out next week. Excited to be under £6k .
    • blue_eyed_girl123
    • By blue_eyed_girl123 22nd Apr 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:54 AM
    Under £6k soon, won't let me edit...
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