August 2017 Debt & Life Update

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What’s up, everyone? August has come and went. This was another pretty good month. I continued to focus on my side hustles, mainly eBay. I’ve been researching and finding more items to sell. My eBay shelf is full right now. As of this writing, I have 84 items live on eBay. That is a personal record for me. Part of me wants to get to 100 items, but I don’t want things just sitting around my apartment.

I’ve continued to play around with Pinterest as well. It is currently my number one traffic source. I currently use Tailwind to help me with my pin scheduling. It has saved me a lot of time. I schedule pins once or twice a week, and that’s it. If you are a blogger, you should consider signing up for Tailwind. They are currently giving new users a free month. You can sign up for it with my unique link.

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I also took this month to focus and create my first course titled “The Beginner’s eBay Course.” If you’re interested in selling on eBay, you should check it out. It goes live in a couple of weeks. Sign up here to get more info.

Posts of the Month

How I Made $3215 in Side Hustle Income the 2nd Quarter of 2017

4 Reasons Why I Like Lavar Ball

How to Make Money With Affiliate Marketing

10 Ways to Save Money on Travel

Debt Update

My total debt went down from $62,158.69 to $61,777.00. That was a decrease of $381.69. It’s lower this month because I got a notice from Uncle Sam. I set up a payment plan, but I want to pay these taxes as soon as possible. That means that I will have to make more than the minimum payment on my payment plan.

Let’s have a look at my updated debt numbers.

Loan 2 – Down from $3845 to $3550

Navient – Down from $23,439.54 to $23,416.70

Nelnet – Down from $34,820.15 to $34,810.30

How was your August? Did anything exciting happen to you?




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