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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd May 18, 5:21 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Dolly's diary.......
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    • 22nd May 18, 5:21 PM
    Dolly's diary....... 22nd May 18 at 5:21 PM
    Hello my name is Dolly and I love lists

    I'm going to start this new post and the first promise I am going to make to myself and you is to keep it active and up to date as I have seriously lagged with any previous attempts for one reason or another.

    So a bit about me then;

    * My name is not really Dolly
    * I am a single pringle
    * I am 35 years old
    * I live and work in sunny Glasgow
    * I LOVE Harry Potter, Harris Tweed, stationary, lists and tequila
    * I'm a family and friends orientated person
    * I'm all about the happy and the positivity

    Will be back soon with my first of many lists

    Dxxx
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 19-08-2018 at 10:41 AM.
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
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    • in need of direction
    • By in need of direction 9th May 19, 9:29 PM
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    in need of direction
    Hope your brother improves. How’s your mum?
    Mortgage at 01.01.14 119,481.83 today 68,020.65 target 65,000 by 05/04/19 Offset fund today 666.16 target 5,500 by 05/04/19
    Emergency fund 5,500/5.5k & 200/200 cash.
    Weight 24/02/19 14st 7lb now 13st 3lb
    determined to stop defining myself by my mistakes.
    Progress not perfection.
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th May 19, 1:23 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Thanks INOD.

    She's getting a bit better, just really worried about him which we all are.

    He is still feeling exactly the same but that will hopefully change with the physio, just need to wait and see really.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 12th May 19, 3:00 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Just about to finish work.

    Going to pick up some converse I've bought on Facebay for 15, should have been 55!

    Off for dinner with my lovely little sister and her 2 sproglings.

    Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 13th May 19, 7:52 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Yay just reached my cash out limit of 25.00 with Onepoll so that is on it's way to my Paypal account!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 13th May 19, 1:56 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    My Rainy Day Fund of 8000.00
    Okay so from reading on here and other places we should all have a RDF tucked away somewhere just in case the worst happens.

    I definitely do not have a RDF but I've decided today to start one.

    I made my first deposit of 25.00 this morning which was a combination or Pinecone Research and Prolific Academic cash outs. I have another 25.00 pending from Onepoll and when that comes in I will add this straight to my RDF.

    25/8000 - 0.11%

    Still quite a way to go but every little will help and I am determind to build this up as quickly as I can, in saying that though will realistically take me years

    Dxxx
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 14-05-2019 at 12:03 PM.
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 13th May 19, 1:59 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    On another positive note I just reduced my SBCC credit limit from 4450.00 to 4000.00.

    I know that's still high and I there is no way I am going to spend it but I have made the decision that as I build my RDF I will reduce my SBCC credit limit.

    Started off today just to round it down and for every 500 I save I will reduce my credit limit by the same amount until it is no longer required at all. At that stage I think I will just cancel it.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 14th May 19, 12:05 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    So got home to a letter last night that my SBCC credit limit would be getting increased to 6000.

    It says is automatic and if I don't want it I have to call them to cancel, do you think they will still increase it automatically even though I just reduced it?

    Don't know if I can be bothered phoning them

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • jwil
    • By jwil 15th May 19, 6:59 AM
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    jwil
    It's crazy isn't it. Can you drop them an email? Otherwise if they do raise it, you could always just drop it by more next time you reduce it.
    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th May 19, 8:30 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    I am always logging on there anyway so if it goes up I will just reduce it again.

    It's crazy how they just throw money at you isn't it.

    No wonder so many are in debt, it's such an easy trap to get yourself stuck in.

    I am determined it won't happy to me again EVER!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th May 19, 3:42 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Just sold a Las Vegas Monopoly game for 10.00.

    Will keep that in my purse then transfer it into my RDF when I get paid.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 16th May 19, 4:28 PM
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    SSDD23
    Keep going Dolly, you're doing so well x
    Debt Target #01 - 0/228
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th May 19, 4:57 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Thank you!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 20th May 19, 4:47 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Well it has been a busy Monday for me, only person in on my team so trying to work through 4 peoples work - drowning!

    Finish at 6.30pm.

    Home to watch Game of Thrones then bed, I am exhausted.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd May 19, 10:16 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Sniff, sniff, sneeze.

    I've got the cold again, or maybe it could be hayfever?!?!

    Might try some hayfever tablets to see if that helps.

    In work until 8pm again.

    Have a meeting at 12pm then heading to the Post Office to finally send my passport away for renewal.

    Been having holiday nightmares about getting knocked back at the airport cos I have the wrong name on my booking!

    Got the money to pay for it in a separate account (thank you ex) so won't be costing me a penny.

    Can' believe the amount of paperwork I need to send;

    * New passport form
    * 2 new photos (still got a fat passport photo)
    * Birth certificate (hunted the house till 11.30pm last night to find this)
    * Marriage certificate (yuck)
    * Divorce papers (yay)
    * Driving licence

    What the heck! It's ridiculous so it is.

    Anyway hoping it's all filled in properly so it can go today, can't be dealing with this passport stress for much longer

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 22nd May 19, 11:02 AM
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    beanielou
    I would change your name on the booking now.
    Do you need to send all the paperwork as you are going back to your maiden name?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 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***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd May 19, 11:50 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Yeah back to maiden name.

    It's just over 8 weeks till I go so will get the form away today and it should only take a maximum of 3-4 weeks.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd May 19, 4:02 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    So went to the Post Office and they said my PP form won't be accepted. My countersignature didn't fill out the form with a biro pen.

    Will get her to sign it again tomorrow evening then back to the Post Office on Friday.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 23rd May 19, 8:33 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Morning,

    So going to fill out my PP form again today in work then will head to my friends to get her to fill it in again.

    Will be at the post office for about 9.30am tomorrow to get that sent off, will be just under 8 weeks to go for my holiday by then so plenty of time.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 28th May 19, 9:19 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Heyyyy,

    So update since last visit. Passport form was sent away just before the bank holiday so hopefully 3-4 weeks and it will arrive.

    I've decided in the last few days that I am going to take my Mum to Rome in December as a thank you/Christmas/65th birthday gift all rolled in to one.

    This means that I will be saving my 200 a month in to my H2B ISA but not much more until January 2020 but do you know what I would much rather have that experience with my Mum than the money sitting in the bank.

    Plan is in place to get it all paid for with nothing at all going on a CC.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 28th May 19, 9:22 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Holidays 2019
    Mallorca - July 2019
    1,131 - Goal

    531 - Holiday cost - PIF
    600 - Spendies - PIF

    Girly trip, they want to book some tours but I am trying to hold off right now. Don't want to spend anymore than I have budgeted.

    Also hoping I might have some left over to add to my Disneyland fund.

    Disneyland Paris- September 2019
    2,000 - Goal

    400 - 01.05.19 - Paid
    400 - 01.06.19
    400 - 01.07.19
    400 - 01.08.19
    400 - 01.09.19

    My flights and accommodation are being paid for me, this is a massive budget for spendies but want to be able to do some experiences when we are there and also want the kids to be able to buy what they want.

    Anything I have left over can be added to the Rome fund.

    Rome - December 2019
    2,000 - Goal

    276 - Hotel on Piazza Navona (love it here)
    345 - Flights with Jet2
    110 - Transfers
    269 - Tours
    1000 - Spendies

    This is a trip to say a massive thank you to my Mum for literally saving me last year. Its going to be her Christmas and also her 65th which is in January. She will not be spending a penny so I want to spoil that woman cos she deserves it.

    Berlin - December 2019
    1,000 - Goal

    Trip with girl from work to go to the Christmas markets!
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 28-05-2019 at 9:29 AM.
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund 1,600.00
    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
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