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Author: milleniumfalcon Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308858  
Subject: Free At Last!! Free At Last!!! Date: 6/27/2002 1:43 AM
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"Thank God Almightly I'm Free At Last!!

It's all over...all the wasted time...all the wasted money...all the wasted worry!!!!

I have not been out of debt since 1984 when I signed that very first student loan application, and now it is all over. Finished. Kaput. Done. Completed. Fini. Fruitioned.

June 31, 1999:
Unemployed, Living in Chattanooga, TN

First Card:
$6,433.63...............Apr: 18.4%
Apple Computer:
$1,974.71...............Apr: 15.7%
Chase:
$6,451.02...............Apr. 21.7%
St. Mary's Hosp:
$2,296.00...............Apr. 8%
Student Loans:
$6,386.09...............Apr. 8%
Consumers Edge:
$4,751.62...............Apr. 19.9%
Grand Total: $28,293.07

As of Today:
Employer St. Louis University, Living in St. Louis

Citi Platinum: $0
Associates: $0
AT&T Universal: $0
Cap One: $0

Grand Total: $0

I want to thank every single one of you who supported me during this endeavor. Without your wisdom, advice, admonitions, corrections, ideas and cheerleading...none of this debt-free dancing would be occurring right now in my life. I learned so many tactics and strategies here on this TMF Board that I cannot even count them all!!

Mike Murdock wrote:
Every prison has a door...out.
Every river has a bridge...over it.
Every mountain has a pass...across it.

You all have been my open doors, bridges and passes in this.

You aren't rid of me though. Now it is my turn to support, admonish, correct and cheerlead for you guys that are making the journey to the promised land of debt freedom. If I can do it, so can you!!!

The last shout out of praise goes to my God, who showed me:
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender Proverbs 22:7
and
Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers. 3rd John 2

Dancing like my feet are on fire!!!!!!!!!!!!

milleniumfalcon



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