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

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  • MrsCatz
    MrsCatz Posts: 125 Forumite
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    I think you may live in the same area as I 
  • DrCarrie
    DrCarrie Posts: 880 Forumite
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    I am in Brighton. 
    3 month emergency fund (Cash ISA): £3,080.75 / £6,000
    Tart up the house and garden (Monzo pot): £885.04
    Overpayment on mortgage: £0
    Stocks and shares ISA: £961.11
    Additional pension contributions: £0
    Premium bonds: £1,450

    Career and private practice development: £2,750 spent


    Big home renovation - is in the pipeline. £0
  • MrsCatz
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    I am in Bognor. Have had some excellent days out in Brighton last year.
  • Shrewbie
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    Just popping by to say you're doing great Dr Carrie!! and that I am a former Brighton resident myself.... I do miss it. Anyway, I'll be here cheering you on.
    Student loan £5655
    House deposit €18.5K/€40k
  • DrCarrie
    DrCarrie Posts: 880 Forumite
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    ...I also need to think about trainers, when I currently don't have a clothing budget. They are nearly worn through and my mobile phone contract, that's at desperate measures! So expensive. 
    3 month emergency fund (Cash ISA): £3,080.75 / £6,000
    Tart up the house and garden (Monzo pot): £885.04
    Overpayment on mortgage: £0
    Stocks and shares ISA: £961.11
    Additional pension contributions: £0
    Premium bonds: £1,450

    Career and private practice development: £2,750 spent


    Big home renovation - is in the pipeline. £0
  • DrCarrie
    DrCarrie Posts: 880 Forumite
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    oooops...fell down for a couple of days, or so. Got caught up in a pipe dream of buying a house during, and tried to arrange a viewing but it was under offer. Just as well really. Also got plain exhausted with commuting 3 days and walking. Have had a 2-day holiday, in bed! 

    Now that I am using the credit card (and feeding that payment pot) there is less opportunity for roundups, in fact none this week,  the TT was 90p this week. Had the windfall of the refund from the power company of £67. 5 NSD's - partly because I didn't go out the door all weekend. 

    Fun and Frolics in the cheap seats 
    walking across London Bridge x 4 - I just love it, the view towards tower bridge and the lights ❤️
    - My boss bought me a pint on Thursday 
    - went to a cinema meetup in Lewes on Friday 

    3 month emergency fund (Cash ISA): £3,080.75 / £6,000
    Tart up the house and garden (Monzo pot): £885.04
    Overpayment on mortgage: £0
    Stocks and shares ISA: £961.11
    Additional pension contributions: £0
    Premium bonds: £1,450

    Career and private practice development: £2,750 spent


    Big home renovation - is in the pipeline. £0
  • newgirly
    newgirly Posts: 8,991 Forumite
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    I just wanted to say hi and good luck with the new diary 🙂
    2022 MFW 67 - 33 month challenge to clear mortgage, currently month 19 🙂MFI3 No.12
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