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Sat Apr 19

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determinedmom replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:40 PM

Re: Budget!

This is an interesting thread to me because in some ways you remind me of myself about 15 years ago or so. We had a good income and 3 kids. We did let it spiral out of control and when I first came here (almost 8 years ago!) we had 6 figure credit [more]

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determinedmom replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 5:00 PM

Re: Got debt?

There are choices.

At the end of the month, I could sweep that $13.72 into a savings category.

I could let it roll over and budget less next month (so, budget only $160, bringing the total in the category back to
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Tue Jan 28

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determinedmom replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:04 PM

Re: Want to Remain Debt Free in 2014

I agree that sometimes going out of network is the best choice. My kids see one provider who is out of network but we know in advance what the charges will be and the lower reimbursement is OK.

I've also known people who used out of network [more]

Mon Jan 27

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determinedmom replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:09 PM

Re: Want to Remain Debt Free in 2014

The real problem with going somewhere out of network is that you don't have protection against balance billing.

Let's say you go to an in network provider who would charge $1000 for a procedure. Your insurer might have a contract to pay $200 [more]

Tue Jan 21

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determinedmom replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:14 PM

Re: Suggestion for board classification

Brewer, politics permeates the discussions on many boards. We aren't changing their names or moving their categories because of it.

Of greater concern, as others noted, is the incivility and vitriol. It isn't useful, and it makes the
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Sun Dec 29

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determinedmom posted to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 10:46 PM

Four years later

I just remembered that we paid off the last of our consumer debt in December 4 years ago.

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