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My One Year Student Loan Payoff Update

  January 28, 2022 marked my one year anniversary of paying off my student loans . Reflecting back on choosing to pay off my student loans leaves me with several take a ways that I want to share with you! In September 2020 I decided to become debt free by utilizing the debt snowball method to pay off all my debt. Before this I had struggled to save and really understand basic financial principles. As a first-generation college student, I received a scholarship to attend undergrad for free, but the scholarship did not cover summers. During the summers I took out student loans to cover costs without paying interest rates or how much I was taking out. By the end of undergrad I had amassed a little under $17K. Fast forward to graduate school I received another scholarship that covered my education. At the time I was a teacher in a new very expensive city and I had missed the cutoff to have my paycheck last me throughout the summer. So, I decided to take out a loan for two summers to keep

Adult Daily Living Skills: Are You Cleaning This ?

 

(This a photo of me holding cleaning spray and bleach used as a thumbnail for my YouTube video on Cleaning Quick Tip.)


You’ve probably noticed by now that I really enjoy cleaning. I especially enjoy making Adult Daily Living Skills cleaning videos. This past weekend as I was cleaning a particular item in my kitchen that I clean on a regular basis I thought to make a quick tip cleaning video. My apartment complex offers valet trash service meaning you place it outside your door during a certain time and they pick it up. Well I often notice how some people have the most disgusting trashcans I have ever seen. From crusted food hanging off the side and various spills I am completely horrified every time I see one especially since I clean mine every week! Do you clean your trashcan? As in bleach, Fabuloso, and hot water? Well I do and sometimes I even spray it down with disinfectant spray AFTER I’ve done all that. Guys this thing is in your kitchen (well mine is in a storage closet but still) with your FOOD! Did I mention you touch it daily! In light of COVID and just as a regular health and safety, measure please be sure to clean your trashcan on a weekly basis your immune system will thank you! Check out the video below to see how I clean mine!

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