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    • Cotta
    • By Cotta 11th Oct 17, 3:07 PM
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    Your 2017 Financial Review thus Far
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    • 11th Oct 17, 3:07 PM
    Your 2017 Financial Review thus Far 11th Oct 17 at 3:07 PM
    Hi All,

    With 2017 now in its final quarter, I thought it would be interesting to look at our money successes and failures of 2017.

    My best piece of information came from this forum which was to setup a regular saver and treat it like an expense each month. I ended up tightening my belt but eventually I began building a fairly decent savings base for the first time in over five years. Whilst I have still much work to do on this front the signs are positive. It has now put me in a position to consider looking at some small investments.

    Financially how has 2017 been treating everyone?
    Last edited by Cotta; 11-10-2017 at 3:17 PM.
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    • AlanP
    • By AlanP 13th Oct 17, 11:01 AM
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    Having a very good year so far, touch wood:

    Net Worth (excluding house but including mortgage up by 100%)

    Excluding DC pension savings from above, Assets - Liabilities is up by 68.4%

    Pensions, Savings & Mortgage are being aggresively "managed" to get to that position.

    Spending is actively managed but not squeezed - we have had a long haul holiday and spent some on new fencing, about £11k in total which has been funded from income and savings.
    Last edited by AlanP; 13-10-2017 at 12:31 PM.
    • Cotta
    • By Cotta 18th Oct 17, 10:17 AM
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    This is my end of September figure, so it's actually £1,049 average per month

    Well done on your RS, how much have you saved so far?
    Originally posted by tara747
    Only £4k so I am well behind you.
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