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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 2nd Jul 17, 12:55 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    The life and times of Dolly.........
    • #1
    • 2nd Jul 17, 12:55 PM
    The life and times of Dolly......... 2nd Jul 17 at 12:55 PM
    So I wanted to start this new long term diary as I want to put down some plans in my head & feel that this is the best way to do it.

    I am going to split my goals up a little, some will be never ending but some will come to a close when I meet the goals so here goes...............

    Lifetime Goals
    Debt free - COMPLETE - 21st December 2017
    Get to 10st - ONGOING (started Cambridge Weight Plan 2nd January 2018)
    Save our home deposit - NOT STARTED (first deposit 1st February 2018)
    Pay off our mortgage - NOT STARTED
    Save for retirement - NOT STARTED
    Take a world cruise - NOT STARTED
    Retire and enjoy life - LONG WAY TO GO YET!


    Neverending Lifetime Goals
    Pay for Christmas and Birthday with surveys - ONGOING
    Save a 6 month emergency fund - NOT STARTED
    Save for home improvements - NOT STARTED
    Save for holidays - ONGOING
    Stay at 10st - NOT STARTED
    Save the smoosh - ONGOING

    Dxxx
    Last edited by Dolly Rocker; 13-01-2018 at 1:26 PM.
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 14th Jan 18, 12:37 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    INOD you can get that back off in no time.

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 15th Jan 18, 5:47 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Almost finished work.

    Been a long day and I'm not looking forward to heading out in that weather

    Home to get the heating on and have my soup!

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 16th Jan 18, 8:22 AM
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    That is amazing Dolly, you must be over the moon! xxx
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Jan 18, 9:19 AM
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    That is amazing Dolly, you must be over the moon! xxx
    Originally posted by MistyMountainTop
    I am!!

    Very very happy!

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Jan 18, 9:41 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Yay just had a 1 Populus survey and a 0.50 Valued Opinions one - good start to the day!

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 16th Jan 18, 10:14 AM
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    I don't get on with populous. They ask you 25 questions and then they say - oh sorry you don't qualify. I am out of patience with it.

    I just do yougov and opinium and prolific academic. All suit me much better.
    Although yougov is a bit slow but can't complain really, half way to 50 and opinium is a faster pace although sometimes it goes quiet for ages but overall it's good. Xxx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 16th Jan 18, 10:47 AM
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    I usually get screened out of populus. I'm only 1 away from the 50 payout and am hoping to put it all into my savings - I hope they send more another survey soon!
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Jan 18, 11:56 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    That is annoying PSL, it does happen to me too sometimes but I just persist at it, those 50 cheques come in handy!

    Oh 1 away MMT, I have a cheque on the way and my points are up at 28 again so hopefully get another cheque in March

    That will go straight to my Birthday and Christmas pot.

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Jan 18, 2:38 PM
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    Yay just cashed out VO for a 15 Amazon voucher!

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 17th Jan 18, 6:16 PM
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    Quick hello. Just wanted to let you know I bought the book you are reading - girl with dragon tattoo.

    But won't get to it till I've finished my current one. But it's in the book queue ready to go.

    Hope you are having a good week Dolly. xxx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 17th Jan 18, 8:01 PM
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    Ohhh good stuff, did you pick that up with your other charity shop books?

    I buy all my books from charity shops now.

    I am having a good week thanks.

    Just work work work so nothing too exciting to report.

    Trying to sort my spreadsheets out so that I can manage the finances on the Ipad, I really don't use it enough so that's the plan to get the use out of it!

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 18th Jan 18, 12:53 AM
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    I like thinking of you debt free doing your spreadsheets. Willing for you to stay out long term -I think you will. and focus on your house buying plans. xxx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Jan 18, 10:45 AM
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    Defo will, no going back there now for me.

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 22nd Jan 18, 12:11 PM
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    Go Dolly!!!!
    Current Weight Loss: 2/ 96
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd Jan 18, 2:16 PM
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    Thanks MMT.

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 8th Feb 18, 11:48 AM
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    New diary coming soon.

    Big changes for me, split with my husband so time to focus on myself from now on.

    Goals will be changing, I am moving back to my Mums for an indefinite period of time - we get on like a house on fire anyway so this will be good for the both of us.

    Really hurt and upset right now but I know I will get through this.

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 31lbs/91lbs
    Debt Free Wannabee 696.97/6,649.97
    3-6 Month EF, 70/7,000
    3rd June 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 8th Feb 18, 12:48 PM
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    redofromstart
    Sorry to hear that Dolly but at least you have a plan and somewhere to go.

    Best wishes for your new start.
    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 8th Feb 18, 1:44 PM
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    Poor_Single_lady
    Hugs to you Dolly.
    You will come through this. xx
    2017- 5 credit cards plus loan
    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

    2018 plans - reduce debt
    • monz
    • By monz 8th Feb 18, 2:07 PM
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    monz
    <3 huge hugs and rem message anytime <3<3
    Debt (1/9/14) 6,702.11 Debt free (30/11/2016)
    house deposit 6,720.99/10,000
    car PCP - 468.98/11848.25 (0 overpayment) mum and dad 0/4,000 paying back from 29 June
    mums July birthday vouchers 20/50
    Holiday spending 300/300, Belfast 500/500 (252 for apart
    ment)
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 8th Feb 18, 2:42 PM
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    abba1772
    Aww dolly so sorry to hear this, glad you've got somewhere to go tho xx
    NEXT TARGET HALIFAX CC WAS July 17 3572.57 NOW 983.26
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    POAMAYC 2013 3480.04 POAMAYC 2014 4085.14
    POAMAYC 2015 7565.24 POAMAYC 2016 8000.90
    POAMAYC 2017 7278.80 POAMAYC 2018 4412.86
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