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My main financial goals this year were to pay off my car and credit cards (15-16k) by my birthday (December 1) or end of year. I’ve done both as of yesterday😊🎉. Thank you Jesus! I am so happy. It wasn’t easy, but whew. My only debt now is my mortgage. My 401k is only at 64k and I won’t even mention my nonexistent Roth lol, but guys I had to teach myself about financial literacy so I was late to the game. Keep working on your goals everyone, we’ll get there!

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Congrats! You've accomplished something few people do. I'm allergic to carrying a credit card balance.

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Thanks P1!

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OP congrats. It is only upside from here. Keep the foot on the pedal. Good luck

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Thanks PwC1😊

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