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Fun Money

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budgetmom Wed 25-Jan-17 21:52:36

Hello everyone,
Do you set aside money (fun allowance) that you can spend on yourself each month?
If so, what percent of your income do you set aside for this category?

BackforGood Wed 25-Jan-17 21:59:21

We give ourselves some "pocket money" each after all the bills, savings, holidays, pensions, etc., etc have been sorted. Its is each of ours to do what we like with - so for present for each other, clothes, hobbies, coffees, tickets to something, whatever.
Never really thought of it as a %, but, working it out its about 5% of our net income.
However, I don't think %s are necessarily a good guide, its about what else you might need the money f or.

user1485899292 Tue 31-Jan-17 22:01:38

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