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Debt, reduction, finance, freedom, budgeting, family, happy, happiness, Australia, freedom, journey
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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It’s been a week since I started this journey and also a week since I started keeping a detailed record of both my eating and general living costs, and I have to say I’m pretty proud of my efforts so far. Giving up expensive takeaway food and coffee, two very regular habits which greatly contributed to my debt problem (or at least prevented me from resolving it) is a no-brainer. ...
Posted: Aug 23 2017 @ 8:37 AM
Current Debt: $40,251.65 My plan is to be debt free by August 2019. That’s two years to recover from ten years of frivolous spending and regain control of a situation that has otherwise been controlling me. I don’t feel that two years is an unrealistic goal – in fact, I hope overshoot that target. However the future is uncertain and given my plan involves being particularly strict on my allowances, two ...
Posted: Aug 20 2017 @ 1:24 AM
This is the first post in what I hope is not only the beginning of a running commentary on my journey to creating a better life for my family and I, but also a source of accountability to help me plan, set, implement and achieve a series of goals with happiness and financial freedom as the destination. At the time of writing this post I am husband to an amazing wife, ...
Posted: Aug 16 2017 @ 8:45 AM


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