What comes next

This article was really helpful to me:

https://www.thecut.com/2019/08/im-finally-making-money-but-it-doesnt-feel-great.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 

What comes next? What comes after I get the debt out of the way and don't have to feel like I'm hemorrhaging money to the credit card companies any more? How will I live? What will life look like? What will I do? And how will I spend the money that I now have available to me?
If you never think about it, you won't know what to do when you get there...

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  • You've been freed
    Do you know how hard it is to lead?
    You're on your own
    Awesome... wow
    Do you have a clue what happens now?
    Oceans rise
    Empires fall
    It's much harder when it's all your call
    All alone
    Cross the sea
    When your people say they hate you
    Don't come crawling back to me! 

    (signed the YNABer whose brain has been replaced by Hamilton lyrics)

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  • Preparing for that day is an important part of reaching that day that can easily be overlooked. Planning for the "After Debt" moment, helps prevent creating new debt when you reach that "What do I do now?". When that income is freed up, it's easy to think "Well now I can afford this" and a plan can help you steer clear if that's not where you want to go.

    This was a great article - thank you for sharing!

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