Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 64 of 80 – Hospital Bill

I finally had to call the grant department about my emergency room bill to find out the status of my application. Like I thought, we earn too much and we were rejected. I spoke in depth with the woman and she suggested going on the payment plan. I told her what had happened the lastContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 64 of 80 – Hospital Bill”

Not Impressed with our Debt Week 62 of 80 – Monthly Update September 2019

I was waiting until I heard about my hospital bill to update you on our debt, but so far I have heard nothing. I took the advice of my friend Kathy and applied for a grant through the hospital. I was reluctant to apply but in the end I got all of the paperwork togetherContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt Week 62 of 80 – Monthly Update September 2019”

20 for ’20 Challenge

I read a blog post by one of my fellow stitchers about 19 for 19. 19 for 19 was a challenge she was doing to motivate herself to accomplish specific goals for the year. I have done yearly challenges before but none quite like this. I am coming in late to the game for 2019Continue reading “20 for ’20 Challenge”

Not Impressed With our Debt Week 52 of 80

It has been a couple of months since I have checked in and for that I apologize. One very good thing happened in my time away from you and that very good thing would be I got our Home Equity loan paid off!! Yes! The last $300 of that balance and filing fees was paidContinue reading “Not Impressed With our Debt Week 52 of 80”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 44 of 80 – Challenges

Remember when I told you about a trip to the emergency room in November last year and as of yet had not been billed for it? Well I finally got the bill…all $3200 of it. Yeah, and I have insurance and I still had to pay over $4000 for an emergency visit! This high deductibleContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 44 of 80 – Challenges”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 39 of 80 – April 2019 Results

April was catch up month for us so as expected the results are not spectacular. We started off the month with $25,421 and as of today we are at $24,750. That’s down $671 which is the lowest I think I have had so far. But hey, it’s still forward progress right?! I was only ableContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 39 of 80 – April 2019 Results”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 38 of 80 -Who’s Paying the Bills?

Who pays the bills in your household? For us it’s obviously me since I am blogging about it but recently I have had a few conversations with people about their bill paying practices. One point from these conversations has been coming up more frequently. That point is are both you and your spouse or significantContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 38 of 80 -Who’s Paying the Bills?”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 35 of 80

It’s been a stressful month in lots of ways but being at week 35 of our 80 week debt paying challenge, I expected it. We are to the point in our debt payoff that each week we get closer to blowing this thing wide open but it’s a delicate balance as well. Two weeks agoContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 35 of 80”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Week #33 of 80 – Paying off the Home Equity Status

I am determined to pay off our Home Equity this month. We only had $1900 left to pay on it and this week our Federal Tax refund came in so I pay $543 right to the principal of the loan. Right now the balance is about $1346. Keep in mind that figure is not actuallyContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Week #33 of 80 – Paying off the Home Equity Status”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 28-30 of 80- Home Equity Loan

Home Equity Loans can be wonderful things if you are doing a major project on your home, like renovating your kitchen. A new kitchen adds value to your home but unfortunately when you take out a home equity loan just to consolidate debt you don’t have a pretty new kitchen to show for it. WeContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 28-30 of 80- Home Equity Loan”

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