(Closed) How much debt are you in?

posted 8 years ago in Money
  • poll: Whats the amount of your debt?
    Debt Free : (94 votes)
    27 %
    $1000-$10,000 : (78 votes)
    22 %
    $10,000-$20,000 : (34 votes)
    10 %
    $20,000-$30,000 : (39 votes)
    11 %
    $30,000-$50,000 : (24 votes)
    7 %
    $50,000+ : (79 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 92
    1072 posts
    Bumble bee

    Unfortunately, I have about $75k in student loans left from law school at an extremely low interest rate.  And a sizable mortgage and lease on my car.  But no credit card debt. 

    Post # 93
    11377 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    We owe around 9k on our car & 1000 on credit. Oh & also about 3000 in medical bills (thanks diabetes.) & We put down 800 on our new living room suite & owe 500 on it if that counts but it doesn’t go towards our actually credit just our store credit.


    Post # 94
    3623 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Nothing! I paid off my student loans earlier this year. It was my goal to get married debt free. Fiance has never had debt, lucky him.

    Post # 95
    893 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I had student loans and parents’ help for school.  I paid off my car and student loans so I’m debt free!

    Post # 96
    4474 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I had to take out a $10000 student loan last year.  Other than that, no debt.

    Post # 99
    1542 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Ok i did pay off my credit cards. But i have about 25k in student loans in my name but my parents took out loans to help me which is my responsibility and those are another 55k. Im gna be in debt til the day i die.

    Post # 100
    9481 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I only need to finish paying off $3000 on my student loan.

    Post # 101
    28 posts

    @tinkerbee:  Don’t be depressed! We’re over 100k too. Fiance has 126k in student loans from grad school. I have about 30k for my student loans and credit card.

    Post # 102
    1128 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    With student loans we have 20,000, without we have 10,000 which includes car payment, personal loan, credit card…

    Post # 103
    18628 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    No student loans. credit cards, etc.  Have a new mortgage though!

    Post # 104
    1006 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I do not have any school loans or credit card debt but I owe about $10,000 on my car. However, it is a 0% APR loan so I barely classify it as debt.

    Post # 105
    1091 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    $83k in student loans.

    That’s it though- no credit card debt, the house is in FI’s name (although if we count that it’s closer to $250k in debt), no car loan, nothing.  And I’m on a payment plan where I’m looking at 9 more years, give or take, til they’ll forgive whatever I haven’t paid.

    Fiance has a small car loan, a couple small student loans, and some credit card debt we’re working to get out from under.  It’s really just the credit card debt that makes me crazy. I accept that life requires some level of debt sometimes, and without his car loan he wouldn’t have a car and without our student loans we wouldn’t have the jobs we have.  So that was all worth it.

    Post # 106
    792 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Debt free so far! A mixture of help from my family and my working crazy shifts means I have no university debt, no credit cards so no debt there. My Fiance has a bit from student loans but not much.

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