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Great 'What do you hate spending money on the most?' Hunt

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  • Hmmm list of things i hate spending my hard earned cash on:

    Work clothes and shoes
    Car bits
    Expensive fuel
    Condoms (i no i could prob get them free somewhere)
    vitamins
    food shopping
    washing powder and fab con
    Hair cuts

    but to be fair i do spend more than i should on other stuff that i like buying but prob dont use very often, so i shouldnt complain!! lol:D
  • Anything car-related.
    Household: Laura + William-cat
    Not Buying It in 2015
  • I resent paying to park at shopping centres and supermarkets!!
  • tiff
    tiff Posts: 6,608 Forumite
    First Anniversary Combo Breaker Savvy Shopper!
    Anything to do with the car, repairs, MOT and especially petrol.
    “A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.” - Dave Ramsey
  • Nightclubs that charge an entrance fee. I could have a free night in instead, and my bathroom doesn't stink either. :D
  • jcr16
    jcr16 Posts: 4,185 Forumite
    whenever i pay for anything i like to see what i'm getting for my money.

    so for me i'd prob say the yearly car service. costs £129 for a gold service. the renault dealer wanted £250 for the same service so pleased we got it alot cheaper from a decent garage. but for that money it pays for things i can't see in the engine. i know we need it, and when spent about £8k on a car were gonna look after it. but it doesn't feel like i'm getting anything for the money imo.
  • smileyt_2
    smileyt_2 Posts: 1,240 Forumite
    Postage and packing that is extortionate for the article I have bought. I usually do without or try to find somewhere cheaper; many companies have lost a sale to me by overcharging on this.
    Aspire not to have more but to be more.
    Oscar Romero

    Still trying to be frugal...
  • At the moment, lightbulbs! I have discovered that my light fittings are peculiar and only 3 pin energy saving bulbs will fit (I didn't even know they existed). 'Luckily' someone I work with can get me some for cheaper than i've found online, but I still resent spending over £5 on ONE bulb. I can't change the fitting either as I rent and i'm not going to mess about with electrics!

    Apart from that, I have just accepted that there's certain things that have to be paid for whether I like it or not!
    Grocery challenge - Nov: £52/£100
  • laloopi
    laloopi Posts: 122 Forumite
    edited 1 October 2010 at 12:04PM
    I resent having to pay to park at the hospital. We had to go quite frequently when I was pregnant and at £3 a time it soon adds up! It's not even as if I could have walked there instead :-(.
    Must get organised and rejoin grocery challenge!
  • ixia
    ixia Posts: 1,338 Forumite
    Car expenses, council tax and tv licence
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