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Hello Everyone - I am back :)

February 12th, 2007 at 10:56 pm

Wow I can't believe it is so long since my last entry but so much has happened and there have been many many changes.

I finally decided to:

1. Sell my house
2. Close my business and get a full time position
3. Let my housekeeper go and put my DD into aftercare at school
4. Find a rental in the area so that we can become debt free and save save
5. Set a goal to live on $1720 per month

So far I have managed to:
1. Sell my house - just waiting for the final closing
2. Business: handed in the final books & documents for audit
- started a full time position since the 15 January
(so now I have a regular income - whoopee)
3. Found my housekeeper new employment and moved her to her new employer
- DD into aftercare and thank goodness she is loving it. She says that at least she has playmates everyday after school
4. Found the rental and move on the 17 March - rental only $585 versus the $1715 mortgage payment I have had to make
5. The monthly budget - this will really kick in when I get paid out for my house and I can settle debts but in the meantime, I have reduced my monthly costs considerably.

Look forward to hearing from everyone.

It is great to be back

Smile Smile

10 Responses to “Hello Everyone - I am back :)”

  1. Carolina Bound Says:

    WOW!!!! You have made some huge changes! Congratulations!

  2. cindilee Says:

    Good for you! Keep up the good work!

  3. monkeymama Says:

    Congrats! Good Luck!

  4. Lux Living Frugalis Says:

    ohhhhh...you're a "Can Do" lady!!!


    Let us hear how the new position is working out!

  5. Ima saver Says:

    Wow, that is great!!

  6. JanH Says:

    Welcome back! Looks like you've been busy! Congrats on everything!

  7. lieweheksie Says:

    Howzit- Nice to see another south african :-)BTW which city are you in?

  8. Amber Says:

    welcome back Smile looks like you have really made some progress. Way to go

  9. boomeyers Says:

    I am so glad you are back! I was wondering where you were! Glad to see you are taking control and being so proactive! Good luck and let us know how everything pans out after the closing of your house!

  10. LuckyRobin Says:

    I'm glad your back. I hope all these changes will lead you and Bronwyn to a much less stressful life as you get rid of all that debt.

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