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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....

Provident hmm
Credit Card
Washing machine
Trust fund
Next Ccj
Tv Licence

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


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

Newspaper bill

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


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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