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'A 'cut the baby in half' decision – their life, but my choice' blog discussion



  • flimsier
    flimsier Posts: 799 Forumite
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    I've got to say that's an admirable compromise on-the-spot. Well done.
    Can we just take it as read I didn't mean to offend you?
  • Iphigenia
    This answer is exactly the reason why MSE & Martin Lewis are trusted so much. As someone who keeps extending their mortage to carry on living the lifestyle I love, this sensible advice makes me feel ashamed.
  • Flat_Eric
    Flat_Eric Posts: 4,060 Forumite
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    My initial on the spot reaction was to have the holiday. But after lots of scrolling down the page! and reading Martin's answer, I totally agree.

    I've lost all sense of money worth and wish I could get this back. Many years ago (when I was in my early teens, I lost the grand sum of £1. I retraced my steps to no avail and was distraught. Now £1 is nothing. even £10 holds no value. :(
  • LameWolf
    LameWolf Posts: 11,235 Forumite
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    Great answer, Martin!:T I have to admit my initial reaction was "no, you pay off the debts FIRST", but I'm a stingy cuss, and it takes a crowbar to extract money from my purse!:D
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.;)
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