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I'm trying to sort my budget out, but i'm sure I have forgotten something.

(43 Posts)
nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:29:26

Ok, here is the list so far....

Gas
Electric
Water
Tv,Phone,Internet
Loan
Provident hmm
Credit Card
Cooker
Washing machine
Trust fund
Next Ccj
Tv Licence
Food
Travel
Brownies

I'm sure there is something major missing somewhere. I don't pay rent or council tax at the mo so it's not that.

TheQueenOfQuotes Fri 24-Aug-07 16:30:17

Insurance?

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:30:35

Don't have any of any description.

NAB3 Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:11

Get some.

UCM Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:18

Insurance
Newspaper bill
Milkman
Catalogue
?

charliecat Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:38

christmas fundgrin

TheQueenOfQuotes Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:51

UCM - did you get my email this morning??

PersonalClown Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:56

Looks to me like you've covered all bases.
Any way of putting a little bit away each month for emergencies?
Do you have contents insurance? contacts/glasses etc?
Just looking through my list of bills/DDs !

UCM Fri 24-Aug-07 16:31:58

window cleaner

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:32:02

Non of those. Well the washig machine is out of a cat but it's my mums so I pay her, bit have included that.

charliecat Fri 24-Aug-07 16:32:33

£2 in a jar often all adds up. Any time you get a £2 coin stick it in a jar

UCM Fri 24-Aug-07 16:32:35

I did smile. I meant to reply as well, sorry.

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:32:57

Nope no window cleaner either unfortunatly lol.

I do wear glasses yes but don't change them unless they fall apart and then tend to have people give me the money as b'day pressie.

ledodgy Fri 24-Aug-07 16:33:07

council tax?

WanderingTrolley Fri 24-Aug-07 16:33:10

mobile phone?

ledodgy Fri 24-Aug-07 16:33:32

oh just seen you don't need that ignore me!

TheQueenOfQuotes Fri 24-Aug-07 16:33:45

- good just wanted to make sure you knew that all was sorted smile.

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:34:05

Don't have to pay council tax at the mo.

My mobile is payg and i only put credit on it if i am loaded which i never am lol.

UCM Fri 24-Aug-07 16:34:48

smile

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:36:13

I do have 2 other additional outgoings at the mo, but they are temp. I am paying for dd1's france trip and owe my mum £45 for school shoes.

What it is, is that I have not been doing it weekly but have been paying stuff as it comes in. This however isn't working as some weeks I have nothing at all, so i need to sort it all out to weekly, but it seems quite daunting.

I should have £51 a week left according to todays figures, but i never have that.

UCM Fri 24-Aug-07 16:36:53

Are you in a lottery Syndicate or something like that.

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:37:34

I cannot wait to get rid of the provident debt, as that costs me £18 a week, which is crap when i have no money, but i still have just under a year to go on that.

Cooker will be paid off before xmas, and washing machine in about March i think.

charliecat Fri 24-Aug-07 16:37:34

If you dont spend before it comes in. And you havent forgot anything it works nutty. Stick with it!

TheQueenOfQuotes Fri 24-Aug-07 16:37:44

in your "food" budget - do you include your "extras" (bread, milk, etc) that you may have to buy more often than when you actually food shop??

nutcracker Fri 24-Aug-07 16:37:59

Nope no lotto, don't play.

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