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edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in How much have you saved?
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edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in How much have you saved?
22 Year old. saving ~£800 a month.

Assuming I want all three... What's the cheapest order to get the following three things? :D
  • Love
  • Car
  • House

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  • FreddieFrugalFreddieFrugal Forumite
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    randbrocks wrote: »
    22 Year old. saving ~£800 a month.

    Assuming I want all three... What's the cheapest order to get the following three things? :D
    • Love
    • Car
    • House

    Well I've got Love and a Car. Not made it to the house yet - still renting.
    I needed the Love to give me a really good reason to get my learning and driving test out the way and I did those very quickly, since she lived quite a long way away - at least by bus.
    Mortgage remaining: £42,260 of £77,000 (2.59% til 03/18 - 2.09% til 03/23)

    Savings target June 18 - £22,281.99 / £25,000
  • 00ec2500ec25
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    randbrocks wrote: »
    22 Year old. saving ~£800 a month.

    Assuming I want all three... What's the cheapest order to get the following three things? :D
    • Love
    • Car
    • House
    car - to facilitate house hunting
    house - to attract love
    love - to spend all you have saved then take 50% of the house and car in the divorce settlement
  • CKhalvashiCKhalvashi Forumite
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    00ec25 wrote: »
    car - to facilitate house hunting
    house - to attract love
    love - to spend all you have saved then take 50% of the house and car in the divorce settlement

    :rotfl::rotfl:

    In my case, it was house (as I moved to Moscow to study), car (taxi, to pay for house), love.

    CK
    "I kada sanjamo san, nek bude hiljadu raznih boja" (L. Stamenkovic)

    I can spell, my iPad can't.
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    davenport151davenport151 Forumite
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    edited 10 July 2013 at 2:50PM
    Mmmm not sure there is a cheapest order. Love tends to come along when its often unexpected. So concentrate on car/house first.

    My experience was learning to drive first. (Lessons paid for by my Mum and me). So I am assuming you can already drive?
    Then I was on my own and living at the family home so it was easy for me to save for a car. I was 22.
    One year later I met my OH. Within 3 years we paid the deposit on a house. Mind you this was in 1995 and compared to now we had a miniscule deposit.

    As long as you have your money saving head on I don't think you'll go far wrong.
    Back on the trains again!



  • -taff-taff Forumite
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    Car - to get a job to save money to pay for the house.

    Love - is always expensive and can't be budgeted for or set to a timetable.
  • 1.Strippers & escorts.
    2.Company car.
    3.Build your own.
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