Previously on The Billfold
It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again. If you’re joining us for the first time, you can read about our decision to publicly keep track of our debt here.
Thinking a lot about that credit card balance? Trying to save for that thing you want? Let’s throw some money at our problems.
Logan’s paying off a Barclay Card, which currently has an APR of 22.24 percent, and a minimum monthly payment of $47.
August 2013 Balance: $565.60
September 2013 Balance: $376.90
Real Talk note from Logan: “I was going to pay it all off with my last restaurant check but … I bought two new dresses and a fancy dinner instead!”
I’m paying off one of my Sallie Mae Private Student Loans, with a current interest rate of 4.5 percent, and a minimum monthly payment of $55.
August 2013 Balance: $500.25
September 2013 Balance: $437.13
August 2013 Vacation Savings: $50.00
September 2013 Vacation Savings: $100.00
Remember, if you pay off one of your debts, email me your address and I’ll mail you a note to congratulate you.
See previous months here.