Hi, I am presently working full-time and do house and petsitting on the side for extra income. I have been doing this for over a year now and find that I am paying rent for an apartment I am hardly ever at.
I have an upcoming job for two months at two places. I am thinking about leaving my apartment when my lease is up and maybe rent a room for cheaper rent. I feel like I am throwing away rent when I am never there anyway.
So for the two months I am living in other people's homes I will be rent free and can put my stuff in storage. During those two months I will save over $1000.
I am guessing you probably want me to go through my financial past a little bit.
I am 27 years old and have been discharged from bankruptcy for 2+ years. I am slowly rebuilding my credit and have made some poor choices during this process and as a result I have a car loan to pay for and a high interest personal loan.
I really want to be as debt free as possible. I am into month two of the envelope system and this month is a bit more of a struggle than the previous month.
Any other questions - just ask. I just want to know if anyone has any advice for me.
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