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    • JimLad
    • By JimLad 19th Apr 17, 8:34 AM
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    How to live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beeny - Channel 4 Tonight
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    • 19th Apr 17, 8:34 AM
    How to live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beeny - Channel 4 Tonight 19th Apr 17 at 8:34 AM
    This show is on tonight...doubt we will learn anything we don't already know but could be an interesting watch?
    Mortgage Free 22/03/17. Now expecting a Baby girl in August!
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    • greyfox
    • By greyfox 19th May 17, 6:20 PM
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    Elaine used to be a regular on here. I haven't seen her around recently, though. She also has/had a blog called Mortgage-free in three with recipes etc.
    • Brodiebobs
    • By Brodiebobs 19th May 17, 7:13 PM
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    I've watched for the last few weeks and most featured people who build 'temporary' buildings on land belonging to parents on farms. Although commendable if you have access to it, not feasible for most people!

    It did prompt me to look into building something similar in our garden and use as a holiday let DH not impressed.
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    • purplevamp
    • By purplevamp 19th May 17, 10:22 PM
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    Elaine used to be a regular on here. I haven't seen her around recently, though. She also has/had a blog called Mortgage-free in three with recipes etc.
    Originally posted by greyfox
    I did wonder as she shares a lot of values and ideas that lots of people on here have. Especially when she spoke about No Spend Days. If she'd mentioned Tilly Tidies that would have clinched it for me
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    • erin_transport
    • By erin_transport 20th May 17, 11:28 AM
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    Watched the show on catch up.
    The only person worth watching was Elaine. The percentage of the population that could do as she did far out weighs the number of tree huggers/hippies/nomadic that want to live in temporary properties.

    Think the programme directors have missed a trick by not focusing enough on the average joe (using money smarts) and looking at the extreme but albeit photogenic hippy types.
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    • purplevamp
    • By purplevamp 21st May 17, 6:10 PM
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    I remember watching a tv show years ago with Alvin Hall. That was a much better way to show how to live mortgage free than this one. I love Sarah Beeny's shows but this one was totally pointless.
    Mortgage: Was: £154,495 Oct 2039
    Now: £133,696.03 Mar 2038
    MFW #28 £1100/£3,000

    Swagbucks ~ £235 (2016 ~ £340)
    Surveys ~ £213.55 (2016 ~ £407.55)
    PTC, etc ~ $240.04 (2016 ~ $696.89)

    Goodbye Princess Leia

    Money's money my little honey! A rich man's jokes are always funny
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