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Reader Stories: Debt Free Stories

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Set Up a Plan and Stuck to It

I made a list of all the fixed monthly expenses first - mortgage, utilities, finance payments, etc. Then I took expenses that were paid regularly but not monthly and divided those by the number of mo…More

Paid off $10,000!

I finally sat down and did a budget. When I did that I realized I had an extra $1000.00 a month. So I put most of that towards my debt, each month. It was just one credit card that I'd used while I w…More

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