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DrCarrie's adventures in saving to be a mortgage-free wannabe



  • South_coastSouth_coast Forumite
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    DrCarrie said:
    Pretty good going in the cheap seats I thought @South_coast
    Agreed 👍!
    Mortgage start: £65,495 (March 2016)
    Cleared 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️!!! In 5 years, 1 month and 29 days
    Total amount repaid: £72,307.03. £1.10 repaid for every £1.00 borrowed

    Finally earning interest instead of paying it!!!
  • powerspowerspowerspowers Forumite
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    Well done on the cheap seats fun! Good luck with your deposit savings, looks like you are off to a good start xx
    MFW 2021 #76 £5,145
    MFW 2022 #27 £5,300 
    MFW 2023 #27 £935 / £2,023 target

  • DrCarrieDrCarrie Forumite
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    Thankyou @powerspowers

    So I am in some ways regretting all my fun in the cheap seats last weekend, I was very glad at the time, and feel that it boosted my psychological well-being, but now the shadow has arrived, I perhaps should've, could've would've sorted out Christmas. I am chasing my tail now and overspending - and more overspending will happen with the postage.

    However, I am not spending on a Credit card and I did have some money tucked away for Christmas. 

    Better planning next year... it's an iterative process. 
  • beanieloubeanielou Forumite, Ambassador
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    If you are moving sounds good to me  :)
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