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    • crazy_cat_lady
    • By crazy_cat_lady 6th Aug 18, 9:45 AM
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    What small DFW things will you do this week? W/C 6 August
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    • 6th Aug 18, 9:45 AM
    What small DFW things will you do this week? W/C 6 August 6th Aug 18 at 9:45 AM
    When we start out on the DFW trail we do loads of "big stuff" that makes quite a difference to our situation. These include having our lightbulb moment, cutting up the credit cards and cancelling Sky and the gym.

    But once we have done the bigger stuff, we often feel that we are not making the same amount of progress, when in fact the small steps are helping us form good financial habits and helping us get closer everyday to staying in control and becoming debt free, or staying debt free.

    Examples could be hanging washing out instead of using the tumble dryer or leaving your purse/wallet at home to avoid the risk of spending.

    So be proud of those small steps, they really are important!
    Achievable August NSD #18 3/15 DFD 6 Nov 15 - paid 28,447
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    • allydowd
    • By allydowd 13th Aug 18, 12:16 PM
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    MONEY MAKING AND SAVING SITES AS OFTEN MENTIONED IN THIS FORUM:

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    If any of the links are broken, let me know.
    Debt-free day: 8th May 2015
    The Joy Account: 50

    Bold Bicycle Bonanza: 124.8km
    Run for Sanity: 20.2km

    "Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck," Dalai Llama
    • Mkaan
    • By Mkaan 13th Aug 18, 9:12 PM
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    Oh ok..thought you had getting- out-of-bed peoblem like i do, so you were using it to force you oit of bed!!
    • determined new ms
    • By determined new ms 14th Aug 18, 7:17 AM
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    Morning up and almost ready for work

    * madam going to a friend's for the day - 35 saving on childcare
    * food for the day packed up
    * submit expenses 70 for the other day's driving around the county!
    * do onepoll if have lulls during the day
    * work hard and keep my head down....
    * continue with packing/prep for holiday after work
    * hang towels on the line shortly
    * do search for pet ins
    * do something after work - maybe a pamper session, maybe some sewing - see how I feel...

    Ok that's my lot.
    DF as at 30/12/16
    Wombling 2017 3016.55/Roadkill 8.73
    Wombling 2018 145.73/RK 0.04
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