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Reader Pays Off $86,544 in Student Loans


4:20 am
November 14, 2011



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Hi Everyone!

I had an amazing story come my way about a couple paying off student loans totalling $86,544! And, they did it in only 2 years! I'd love to see a bunch of encouraging comments on this post, so check it out at:…..rue-story/

Derek @ Life And My Finances 




6:13 am
November 14, 2011

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That's an awesome reader's story! I am sure that felt nice to know that your readers are changing their spending habits for the good! Keep up the great work, Derek!



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6:53 am
November 14, 2011



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That's a huge amount.  I look forward to reading about it.  Congrats to them for great success!

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7:38 am
November 14, 2011

Matt Wegner

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Incredible. That's some serious motivation!

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12:54 pm
November 14, 2011

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That's pretty crazy! Thy've got some serious stuff going on there.

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1:27 pm
November 14, 2011

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Wow, that is awesome. Something to definitely be proud of for sure.

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3:14 pm
November 14, 2011


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I would totally pass that onto my roomie to give her some hope (she's about $100k+ in student loan debt).  Thanks for sharing!  Don't you love getting stories like this?

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5:36 pm
November 14, 2011



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That's redonkulous. This can be great motivation to eliminate a mortgage as well. 

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6:00 pm
November 14, 2011


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Good story Derek, loved it.


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November 14, 2011


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That was a good one, just finished commenting.  They picked a vocation, decided how to make it work, then executed.  If it was the Olympics, it was a 10.0 performance.  Thanks for sharing the story!

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8:37 pm
November 14, 2011

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2:25 am
November 15, 2011



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Thanks for the comments everyone! It really is an amazing story and I can't wait to see how it impacts others.

Derek @ Life And My Finances 




3:15 am
November 15, 2011


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Amazing story; so motivational – thanks for publishing.



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