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What would you spend a £500 gift on?

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peckarollover Tue 14-Jun-05 21:10:52

I got a £500 cheque in the post today from my lovely Grandparents as a wedding present.

Cant decide whether to

a) Pay some debt off with it (sensible but boring)
b) Put it towards new car (sensible but less boring)
c) Buy a new over (our current one burns at the back)
d) Buy something lovely

lucy5 Tue 14-Jun-05 21:11:45

GO ON HOLIDAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

charleepeters Tue 14-Jun-05 21:11:49

hmm maybe you could put half to the sensible ones and spent the rest on something lovley for the family???

helsi Tue 14-Jun-05 21:11:52

I would bank it until I could definatley decide.

peckarollover Tue 14-Jun-05 21:12:35

We go on holiday a week on Saturday so that is already sorted!

zebraZ Tue 14-Jun-05 21:14:07

pay off debts... but that's me.

Kayleigh Tue 14-Jun-05 21:14:55

I would use it for something specific, otherwise it will just get frittered away. If you need a new oven buy one. It's practical but you need it and with £500 you should have something left over for a little something else.

kama Tue 14-Jun-05 21:15:14

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compo Tue 14-Jun-05 21:15:32

a) - paying off debts will make life in general more fun as you'll have more money in the long run for fun!!

MarsLady Tue 14-Jun-05 21:16:02

Don't ask me I would fritter it away. Or pay off my debts.

sparklymieow Tue 14-Jun-05 21:17:54

I would drink it away on Holiday!!!!!

Millie1 Tue 14-Jun-05 21:25:07

Buy a new oven or something lovely - so as you have something which you know your Grandparents gave you ... thinking about it, I'd spend some of it on something nice that I'd always have and know it was a wedding pres from my grandparents.

Whatever you decide ... enjoy!!

starlover Tue 14-Jun-05 21:41:50

I would buy a new oven... and put what's left over towards the car (unless you spend it all on oven!)

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