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Mid-month update: wins & losses

Well, we’re at the end of the month.  I’m not going to give you figures at this stage because I think more useful will be the balance immediately prior to getting paid (which is still 14 days away).  And that will set up more useful monthly updates.  However, I thought this would be a great opportunity to give you a bit of an update on how the month has gone, some of the wins and some of the losses.  Continue reading

I made a budget – it’s worse than I expected

I’ve been reading around the blogosphere, and there are many people who have successfully gotten themselves out of debt.  Some have paid off huge amounts of debt.  They each have different ways of doing so, but they all agree on one thing… If you want to succeed in paying off your debt, you need to write a budget.   Well, I finally decided it was time to prove that I could meet my debt pledge.  So, I made a budget.  And it’s both better, and worse, than I expected! Continue reading

Why I decided to sell my Macbook Pro

As part of my big, hairy debt pledge, I decided to sell my non-essential belongings. This should help me get ahead of my repayments.  When I was being honest with myself, I realised that this meant I had to sell my Macbook Pro. Continue reading