Want to do dro but maybe earning too much

DannyGold
DannyGold Forumite Posts: 140 Forumite
My earnings are about 1500mnth, and we get about 1500 universal credit

Our rent is about 1500 and living expenses only about 1200

Yet we don’t have any left at the end of the month

Could I increase my expenses so that only £50 left at the end of the month so we qualify?

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  • DCFC79
    DCFC79 Forumite Posts: 40,575
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    DannyGold wrote: »
    My earnings are about 1500mnth, and we get about 1500 universal credit

    Our rent is about 1500 and living expenses only about 1200

    Yet we don’t have any left at the end of the month

    Could I increase my expenses so that only £50 left at the end of the month so we qualify?

    Why do you not have enough ?

    Try a spending diary.

    Do you buy alot of takeaways, buy lunch on your lunch break ?
  • fatbelly
    fatbelly Forumite Posts: 19,207
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    You'd need to run it past someone who could do the calculations. With £300 joint surplus it sounds unlikely but the devil's in the detail.
  • PrettyKittyKat
    PrettyKittyKat Forumite Posts: 1,270 Forumite
    I would recommend posting your SOA for more advice.
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