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Hotstreak

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Tripled my savings amount!
« on: July 22, 2013, 11:37:02 PM »
Before I found this site and trimmed up my budget, my monthly retirement & cash savings was about $300/month.  When a big bill came around, savings would go down a bit though, so really I was only saving about 200/month.  I took away a LOT, cable, eating out, long drives/fast driving, dry cleaning, new clothes all the time, new tech, guns, toys, even more I can't hardly remember.  Now that I'm on a better track, I have almost doubled my retirement account transfers, save more cash, and put extra down towards loan repayment, all totaling $900 per month!  I will accomplish as much financially by January 2014 that would have taken me until 2016 at my current rate.  Woot!

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Re: Tripled my savings amount!
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2013, 06:47:35 AM »
Niceville! Keep up the good work!

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Re: Tripled my savings amount!
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2013, 06:48:48 AM »
Congrats!! That's fantastic.

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Re: Tripled my savings amount!
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2013, 08:20:57 AM »
Nice work!

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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2013, 02:38:55 PM »
Awesome work!

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Re: Tripled my savings amount!
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2013, 07:47:43 PM »
Before I found this site and trimmed up my budget, my monthly retirement & cash savings was about $300/month.  When a big bill came around, savings would go down a bit though, so really I was only saving about 200/month.  I took away a LOT, cable, eating out, long drives/fast driving, dry cleaning, new clothes all the time, new tech, guns, toys, even more I can't hardly remember.  Now that I'm on a better track, I have almost doubled my retirement account transfers, save more cash, and put extra down towards loan repayment, all totaling $900 per month!  I will accomplish as much financially by January 2014 that would have taken me until 2016 at my current rate.  Woot!

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