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Sat Jul 18

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 12:30 PM

Re: Utilization and Pay Down

I know conventional wisdom is to pay highest interest rate first as that results in the lowest overall cost.

The mathematical and most efficient choice.

Others say to pay the lowest balance off first to free up [more]

Thu Jul 16

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:52 PM

Re: What I spent/saved today

But you may need to step away from the computer from time to time and take a deep breath. There's a lot to absorb on that site, and it can be exhausting.

Yep. I used to frequent his site. Frankly, he's too crude for my taste. I can do [more]

Wed Jul 15

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 9:09 AM

Re: ThyPeace irregular update

Ahh...so nice to see an update!

AJ previously suggested putting cash aside and paying the mortgage in a lump sum. I think that’s generally a good idea. I also know myself well enough to know that I rarely work like that. [more]

Tue Jul 14

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 7:12 PM

Re: doing some thinking

Personally, SL, I think you're off to a great start!

This board has historically been pretty tough. I suggest you spread your personal finance reading among several blogs and find some favorites. There's a whole bunch of really good ones out [more]

Mon Jul 13

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 8:39 PM

Re: detailed budget

VerySassy,

I've been watching this thread as you owe about the same amount I did 2.5 years ago. If you want to go back a little further to May, 2007 I owed $303,689.
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Fri Jul 10

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TicoHombre replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 10:31 AM

Re: Ticohombre - Update July 2015

ThyPeace, $330k. Sigh.

I know, I know. It can be a long, arduous journey. Keeping the zeal for it can be very tough, but it's a good fight. In your case, ThyBattle will ultimately lead to ThyPeace.

Keep up the fight. I [more]

Thu Jul 9

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TicoHombre posted to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 6:34 PM

Ticohombre - Update July 2015

Hi, All!

I thought I would update you on our march towards paying off $177,650 of rental mortgages in 42 months. It's now been 30 months, (or two and a half years) and progress is being made.

Last update: [more]

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