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The Old Debt Graveyard

Here Lies the Reserve Line of my Checking Account
Balance starting point: $2,766
Paid off Aug. 8, 2007
R.I.P.

Here Lie the Hallowed Remains of NT's Overdraft
Balance starting point: GBP1572.50 ($3,145)
Paid off Oct. 25, 2007
Let 'er R.I.P.!

Here Lies the Halifax Bank of Scotland Mastercard
Balance starting point: GBP559.50 ($1,119)
Paid off Jan. 23, 2008
It's gone to a better place.

In Remembrance of the Bank of Scotland Mastercard
Balance starting point: GBP1972 ($3,944)
Paid off March 4, 2008
It was the last of the high-APR gunslingers, cut down in its prime.

Here Lies the Debt of Our Future Trip to England
Balance starting point: $5,000
Paid off April 18, 2008
The debt is gone, but the trip still lies ahead!

Here Lies Mint Platinum MC
Balance starting point: GBP132 ($264)
Paid off May 12, 2008
Small but persistent--we were glad to see you go.

Here Lies NT's Capital One UK Credit Card
Balance starting point: GBP5420 ($10,840)
Paid off March 25, 2009
Might be the only payoff in 2009--but it's the biggest debt in the graveyard so far!

...Until this one came along!
Behold the Bloated Remains of CJ's Capital One Consolidation Personal Loan
Balance starting point: $30,000
Paid off Dec. 4, 2009
$5301 of you was disposed of using smarter debt, but $24,699 was dissolved completely with our blood, sweat and tears!

In Memory of the Loan From My Dad
Balance starting point: $12,000
Paid off Feb. 16, 2010
This loan helped me buy a home, which made me feel more adult. I felt like I grew up even more when this debt passed on...

Here Lies the Amex Card
Balance starting point: $18,187
Paid off Oct. 16, 2010
The very last credit card debt!

To the Not-So-Loving Memory of AS's DL Student Loan
Balance starting point: $12,848
Paid off Jan. 19, 2011
The beginning of the end of the student loan behemoth

A Fond Farewell to a Small but Annoying Debt: AS's FM Student Loan
Balance starting point: $6,000
Paid off May 29, 2012
Your tiny interest rate kept you around for a long time, but you've finally died of natural causes.