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Trisha B.

Blog Info

Name:
MendingPockets
Category:
Debt
Tags:
Budgeting, making money, saving money, investing, entrepreneur, frugal living, spending less
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$2,421.52
Location:
Salem, Wisconsin, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Teacher
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Latest Blog Posts

🕒 Est: 2 Minute ReadIn my quest to pay off my student loans I constantly look for opportunities to make extra cash with a side gig.  At home, between ships, I have fixed friends’ computers, kid sat, house sat, and dog sat. Last week the Captain’s family arrived onboard my ship. He and his wife desired to secure a […] The post Find a Side Gig and Earn Extra Money! appeared ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 11:07 PM
🕒 Est: 3 Minute ReadI started MendingPockets.com last February having never created a WordPress website before.  I had so many new things to learn about blogging and website design, and I couldn’t afford to hire someone to make it for me. Now, I feel thankful that I learned the entire process myself, step-by-step. I mentioned in my previous post […] The post New Skills Bring New Opportunities appeared first on MendingPockets. New ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 2:56 AM
🕒 Est: 1 Minute ReadAre You Still There' If you’re following this fledgling blog you may have noticed an eerie silence for the past three months. I apologize! Things hummed along routinely until mid August when I felt lead to take on an unexpected project.  Long story short, the project entailed doing a complete overhaul/redesign/creation of a WordPress site […] The post I Didn’t Drown…But I Was In Over My Head. ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 11:51 PM
🕒 Est: 3 Minute ReadWould you ever book a cruise if it advertised 18 sea days in a row without reaching land'  Most likely not.  Crew members don’t have the luxury of deciding which cruises we want – or don’t want.  We go wherever the ship goes. A couple of months ago my ship sailed from the Mediterranean back […] The post What Surviving 18 Sea Days and Paying Off Debt ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 8:27 AM
🕒 Est: 4 Minute ReadEach month I will highlight my debt payoff progress and show you exactly how much I paid off for each loan.  Some months I will pay large extra payments when I can. Other months my goal is to at least pay off all accrued interest, in addition to the full monthly minimum payment.  My income is variable, I work four and am off […] The post July 2017 Debt Payoff Progress Report appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 9:51 PM
🕒 Est: 4 Minute ReadFor the past 19 years, I have followed the advice of well known financial advisors advocating that I should first get out of debt and then begin saving for retirement. “Did I just hear you right'  Did you say 19 years'”  Yep. I’ve made some pretty bad financial mistakes during this same time, so I […] The post Should I Save for Retirement While Paying Off Debt' ...
Posted: Jul 29 2017 @ 7:07 AM
🕒 Est: 2 Minute ReadWell hello there! Did you miss me'  I’ve been on summer hiatus the past few weeks while entertaining my “friend” Murphy. I switched ships in early June, packed up and flew from Europe to Alaska, finished out a four-and-a-half month contract in cold rainy weather, packed up again and flew home. During that same time, […] The post Hello Murphy, I Missed You! – The Importance of ...
Posted: Jul 25 2017 @ 6:06 AM
🕒 Est: 6 Minute ReadTwo years ago I found myself having to face the question, “Do I trust God enough to provide for my financial needs in an emergency, or do I take care of it myself with credit cards and loans'”  The answer may surprise you. In 2015 I went to the doctor for a routine check-up, and […] The post Do I Really Trust God with My Finances' Or, ...
Posted: Jul 04 2017 @ 2:45 AM
🕒 Est: 3 Minute Read  Each month I will highlight my debt payoff progress and show you exactly how much I paid off for each loan.  Some months I will pay large extra payments when I can. Other months my goal is to at least pay off all accrued interest, in addition to the full monthly minimum payment.  My income is variable, I work four months, and […] The post June 2017 Debt Payoff Progress Report appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 01 2017 @ 10:35 PM
🕒 Est: 11 Minute ReadToday I’m thrilled to welcome my special guest, Paige Pritchard, to MendingPockets!  Paige and her husband, Ryan, paid off $98k in consumer debt while cash flowing some other pretty major events simultaneously.  She also decided to embark on an exciting new side venture, coming in August, during her debt free journey.  I’ll let her tell […] The post Paige Pritchard’s $98,000 Debt Payoff in 5 Years and ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 2:04 AM

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