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Subject:  Re: The Plan Date:  1/28/2014  6:31 PM
Author:  aj485 Number:  307752 of 309665

You aren't following or I'm not being clear (probably the later). I'm not comfortable disclosing my income to you, Mr. Stranger on the Internets, but it's enough.
The only way for you to understand, I guess, would be if you saw my projected budget spreadsheets, and I'm definitely not comfortable with that

It's all going to work out. My math is fine.


That would be Ms. Stranger... ;-)

I just didn't see that the numbers added up the way that they were being described, but if you're comfortable with the figures, that's what's important.

Based on what I understand from your description of the interest rate and timeframe, I do want to provide a couple of different interest cost scenarios. The assumptions may not actually fit your scenario, but I wanted to show you the difference it can make in the interest paid by choosing which loan to pay off first.

Assumptions:

CC 1: $10k at 7.9% interest with a $100/month minimum payment
Loan 1: $10k at 12% interest with a $200/month