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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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