Life Update December 2014

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Image courtesy of arztsamui at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

I hope everything is going well with everybody right now. The grind is currently VERY real. I have been at my new job for a little over a month. It is going good so far. It’s going to get very busy in January, but I’m not worried about that at all. I’m there to make money and learn as much as possible. I also have been working a holiday job from 6 pm – 11 pm Monday through Friday. Finally, I’ve been squeezing blog work in there as well.

Some people may ask me if I get tired. Honestly, I do, but I tell them that this is only temporary. To get to where I really want to be at in life I have to do things that others simply will not do. Some people understand that while others don’t.

I’ve also been able to get current on the majority of my debt which is good. Even though the debt repayment plan doesn’t officially start until January, I had to crank it up early. The quicker those balances are eliminated the better.

My new job is giving us two weeks off for Christmas and New Year’s Day. During that time I plan to work on at least 20 posts including my 2014 year in review (Check out my 2013 year in review here) and my 2015 goals list.

I sold 6 items on eBay in November. I was 4 short of my 10 per month goal, but I’m fine with that. I was finally able to sell this jacket in the picture below.

phillies

I’ve had it since May.  I found it at a flea market for $3. I made a $7 profit off it. Every little gain counts.

How was your November? Do you have anything spectacular planned for December? Feel free to comment below.



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  1. I so admire you Jason…you keep on trucking, man. I hope you know how valuable that is!!! Great character…………..
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  2. Wow Jason you have quite the schedule right now. I’m really impressed with the additional 25 hours a week, plus finding time for the blog. Looking forward to more of your posts and congrats on selling the Phillies jacket.
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  3. Thanks. I have some great ones to end the year with.

  4. Hi Jason

    This is my first time in your blog and I enjoyed your life update. Will keep in touch. Thanks for sharing
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  5. Nothing wrong with a little hard work! Success is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration so just keep on pushing. I find the blog work can be a bit much as well. I love the idea of getting 20 posts ahead. I might try and do that over the holidays too. Have a nice break!
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  6. Jason, keep it up. We are kicking into high gear come January too. Here’s to disappearing debt – and lots of it – in 2015. 🙂
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  7. Amazing schedule Jason! I really admire the way you are working so hard to eliminate debt. Well done.
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  8. Wow Jason! Amazing Schedule
    Keep it up x

  9. Finally the jacket is sold after a long wait I think. Congrads.

    I am happy that you are so determined and committed. Good Luck with new job.
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  10. Hope with the holidays over you can work a little less Jason. Happy New Year to you.
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  11. I admire your determination. Good luck with your plan. I can see you are willing to work hard, which is more than half way to success.
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