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Our Money Makeover Challenge #12 | May 2019 Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + June’s Goals

EMERGENCY FUND/SAVINGS We started with $1,580.80 in our emergency fund at the beginning of this month and have saved a total of $1,489.20: $225 on the 3rd, $569.20 on the 9th, $225 on the 16th, $220 on the $24th, and $250 on the 30th.  We now have $3,070!  At this rate, we'll have our emergency… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge #12 | May 2019 Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + June’s Goals

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Our Money Makeover Challenge # 11 | April 2019 Starter Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + May’s Goals

It's been a few months since I posted my last Money Makeover Challenge update.  Not exactly according to plan, but there's been progress and changes toward our finances since then. As I mentioned in a previous update, we anticipated a few additional sources of income in February.  We received: $1,845.93 from StockX for resell of… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge # 11 | April 2019 Starter Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + May’s Goals

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Our Money Makeover Challenge #10 | December 2018 Debt Snowball Progress Report + January’s Goals

We exceeded our goal and paid $1,105 total toward our debt in December!  However, Ashton added $1,038.15 to the credit card for his hobby.  I am disgruntled and discouraged, but complaining about it won't solve anything.  It's just going to take somewhat longer to pay off than I planned. Despite the continual setbacks, I now… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge #10 | December 2018 Debt Snowball Progress Report + January’s Goals

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Our Money Makeover Challenge #9 | November 2018 Debt Snowball Progress Report + December’s Goals

November was yet another disappointing month overall.  We're just trying to do the best we can until I receive my first paycheck and can regain momentum. DEBT SNOWBALL We were able to pay $250 total toward our debt in November.  However, we added $2,886.42 total to the Chase credit card (mostly for childcare and expensive… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge #9 | November 2018 Debt Snowball Progress Report + December’s Goals

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Our Money Makeover Challenge #8 | October 2018 Starter Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + November’s Goals

Five days ago, I found out that I was hired as an aircraft mechanic, and I start my position with orientation on Monday 26th November! With that being said, I am utterly disappointed and ashamed with October’s progress - or lack thereof - that I have decided that  it’s necessary to restart our Money Makeover… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge #8 | October 2018 Starter Emergency Fund & Debt Snowball Progress Report + November’s Goals