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    • nasim19
    • By nasim19 13th Sep 17, 1:53 AM
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    I'm earning £1300 a month, will I survive on my own.
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    • 13th Sep 17, 1:53 AM
    I'm earning £1300 a month, will I survive on my own. 13th Sep 17 at 1:53 AM
    Hello everyone

    I know it may sound silly but I really need some advise:
    I have decided that I finally want to move out. I earn £1300 minimum every month my biggest expense is my car £300 a month for loan and insurance.

    I have worked out after my rent n car expenses i will be left with £400 for everything else.
    Is that enough?

    Thanks
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    • cjdavies
    • By cjdavies 13th Sep 17, 2:16 PM
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    You say £400 after rent and car expenses.

    Does this mean out of the £400 you are paying council tax, utilities, internet, food, petrol, any mobile phone bill, contents insurance?

    I'd say it's not enough at all...
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    I have about the same and this is after all bills, but mortgage is very cheap compared to rent.
    • mark5
    • By mark5 13th Sep 17, 2:38 PM
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    mark5
    As others have said, it depends on your lifestyle, I spend a fraction of what my wife spends yet earn more.
    I don't know enough about your situation but I think the car finance will be the squeeze, without that 300, the 1300 should be enough for a single person to live on.
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