Hope is not an Effective Financial Strategy

edited 3 March 2020 at 7:18PM in Mortgage-Free Wannabe
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  • Suffolk_lassSuffolk_lass Forumite
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    That's lovely. We did too. I only got the email just before 4pm and curious what time you heard as another on here knew first thing yesterday. How unexpected. I rushed to the computer to log in, thinking maybe it was a bigger win but it was £25

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  • shangaijimmyshangaijimmy Forumite
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    Just checked and the email was at 2.42am on Tuesday.

    Cheery - thats a lovely thought being on that high value list!!
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  • shangaijimmyshangaijimmy Forumite
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    I'm afraid you'll find that no-one will accept them...In my experience any attempts to cash them in is met with one can only be visualised as the 'rage virus'.
    MFW: Was: £136,000.......Now: £65,000.00......
    Mortgage Neutral Deficit: £46,405.01... Mortgage Neutral Savings: £18,594.99
    MFiT-T5 #8 - £20,682 of £23,100 (89.53%)
    1% Mortgage Challenge 2021 - £707.85 of £705
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