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    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 2nd Aug 17, 6:03 PM
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    Starting over 2017
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    • 2nd Aug 17, 6:03 PM
    Starting over 2017 2nd Aug 17 at 6:03 PM
    Just as the title suggests really, starting over after the ugliest of years ever. Family illness, my own illness and now losing my job means it's time to start over.
    Need to do my SoA so that's the plan over the next few days and then tackle everything head on, interest only mortgage, negative equity, credit card, bank loan, Tesco loan and get a new job/career. It ain't gonna be pretty but we will get there. Wish us luck
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    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 7th Feb 18, 7:10 PM
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    Tired.com but still not spending much, so able to stash away a fair amount at the moment.
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Feb 18, 7:37 PM
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    Tired.com but still not spending much, so able to stash away a fair amount at the moment.
    Originally posted by Dorastar
    Sorry that you are tired but good news on the stashing away a fair bit
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 7th Feb 18, 9:14 PM
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    All good, just tired, early mornings are not me after so many months out of work!
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 9th Feb 18, 6:49 PM
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    Busy day on supply again, year 6 in the morning, year 2 in the afternoon. Pretty lazy weekend ahead with just some side hustle work to get done. Car going in for MOT on Monday so got to get one new tyre tomorrow or it will fail.
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 12th Feb 18, 8:18 PM
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    Half term for my kids but other areas are still in so I am doing 4 days supply. Plan is to stash this money as I won't get any real holiday pay when all schools are closed. Car MOT & brake linings not as costly as I had thought so that's a relief too.
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Feb 18, 9:32 PM
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    Good news on the supply & the car not being as expensive as you thought.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 17th Feb 18, 1:09 PM
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    Busy week and loved teaching all week but tired out by the end of each day. Sensibly treated myself to some early nights and some walks/runs once I got home that helped refresh me a bit for the evenings. Hubby is on stupid shifts this week as they are very short staffed so plan for the weekend is just to make sure the house is tidy and everyone gets fed. Oven is fixed after three weeks without it so we are definitely going to be having a roast tomorrow! One of the loans have confirmed a 6 month £1 payment and mortgage payment has reduced while we're on holiday from it. Am going to sit down and try to get some calculations done to give us a target figure to save for whilst I am still getting plenty of work and to work out our future finances. Not going to be easy but everything that's coming in has got to help in the long run. Next week is definitely working two days, side hustle job two evenings and an interview one morning. Hoping the rest of the week will fill up with work too.
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
    • Dorastar
    • By Dorastar 19th Feb 18, 5:31 PM
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    £2 spend today on more paper, can't get enough of the stuff for all my side hustle work at the moment. Rest of the day was catching up with housework and side hustle work so a nice easy and cheap one.
    Mr T 14370.78 Bank 5230.32 Mortgage £160,000
    Emergency Fund £904.29 Blanket squares 29/60
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