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Wow I did it!

December 14th, 2011 at 03:29 pm

I am so excited, I officially reached my saving goal today Smile The goal was to save $1000 by December 31st, well I have met and went beyond my goal, yay! Today I added $20 to my challenge which put my balance at $1006.77. I know it's way less than where I want to be but to start in mid November, actually November 14 and exactly one month later, to have saved over $600 in four weeks is amazing. This small little task shows me that I can do anything I put my mind to.
Now it's time to tackle CC 1, the balance on this card is a little more than $600, so I figured I should have this paid off by mid January.

On a different note, yesterday I bought one of three of my BF's Christmas gift, cost $18. This was half of what I expected to spend Big Grin. This weekend I plan on using my ShopKick points to redeem a $10 gift card to purchase a car stereo he wants, cost $49 with out the $10 gift card.

Yesterday the BF went to court and one of the issues with his child support was tossed out. However, the attorney who handled this case advised him to fire the other and consider the money he spent a lost. Wow I've been telling him this for a year, I guess since I don't have a law degree what I say doesn't matter. Long story short he will fire the lazy lawyer.

In the end, I am feeling great about becoming debt free

20 Responses to “Wow I did it!”

  1. Petunia 100 Says:

    Congrats on reaching your savings goal, and before the deadline too! Smile

  2. gamecock43 Says:

    excellent! Its the meeting the goal no matter what size that counts!

  3. househopeful Says:

    Congrats on reaching your goal! I am hoping to set an aggressive one for January as well Smile

  4. Amber Says:

    Thanks everyone Smile

  5. creditcardfree Says:

    Yipee!! Congratulations on doing so well with your goal. And best wishes for the next one, too.

  6. NJDebbie Says:

    I'm thrilled for you. Keep up the good work!!!

  7. PNW Mom Says:

    Congratulations! Way to go! Smile

  8. Mary Ann Says:

    Oh wow, that is so great. So happy for you. It's so nice to meet your goals!

  9. PauletteGoddard Says:

    Terrific!

  10. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    GoOd job on meeting your goal!

  11. DeniseNTexas Says:

    That's great! I'm so happy for you. Smile

  12. Shiela Says:

    great job!

  13. snafu Says:

    Kudos to you for setting a goal and reaching it early! If you make goals measurable and with a deadline you can accomplish so much.

  14. Tightwad Kitty Says:

    Keep up the good work! I found that asking yourself do I really need this all the time, it's surpising how much you can save.

  15. Amber Says:

    Awe, you guys are so supportive, that's what I love about this site. Thank you all Smile

  16. Campfrugal Says:

    Awesome job on a goal met.

  17. LuxLiving Says:

    YOU DID IT!! Yahooo!!! Discipline pays off.

  18. LuckyRobin Says:

    Congrats on the $1000. Doesn't it feel great?

  19. Amber Says:

    Yes it does LR Smile

  20. Maismom Says:

    What a great accomplishment! Congratulations!

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