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I am sure many of you will sympathise with this.

Don't you just hate months where your wallet seems to take a constant smash??

Just spent £300 on a new heating system for my home and about to spend another £400 to finish it off.
Need to replace a broken window on my home
need a service and maybe even a repair on my boiler
lambda just went on the alfa and petrol prices seem to be on a relentless climb now.
Tax due this month too. £100+ straight down the drain.
and to finish it all off, My washing machine just died!

grrr /rant.
 

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i know the feeling. had a very expensive summer - had to have a new gearbox in august. new central heating boiler in september. 72k cambelt service was due this month as well as a needing a new MAF, so i just changed cars instead :eek: just as i thought the expenses were over, we're staring down the barrel at christmas, and 5 close family birthdays between 14th december and 15th jan :mad:
 

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Bad month here too. Car tax and Insurance plus a Powerflow exhaust, not forgetting the recent Cambelt job.

To cap it all I have just bought this, in the last half hour......
 

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Bad month here too. Car tax and Insurance plus a Powerflow exhaust, not forgetting the recent Cambelt job.

To cap it all I have just bought this, in the last half hour......
You had me feeling sorry for you for a second there.
 

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You had me feeling sorry for you for a second there.
:lol::lol:

Take pity, I'm skint now and when the problems start showing up..........:(
 
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Expense months are just great.... but when the other half gets involved. :cry: Although she has double standards..... no I'm not allowed a fancy new quad exhaust... "why would i need one of those?" But it's ok to blow £500.00 on a new push chair.. "cos we need it".

Pah... women!!
 

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To be honest, these days every month is expensive.

Utility bills, still expensive. Diesel, still expensive. Food bill, astronomical. Kids expenses, way expensive. Taxes, unstoppable. Running two cars, killing me. Home maintenance, never ending, etc, etc. Socialising and having fun, minimal, if there's anything left!

My Mrs and I have resonably good jobs, pull in £50k pa between us, that should be a good living wage, is it hell. Month to month there is never enough, the cost of living is spiralling to unsustainable levels in this country.

They'll never stop thinking of things to tax or charge us for, hang on, here, I'll cut my throat, have my blood, ggrrrrr.....................................
 

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Tell me about it, been a poor year for me (self employed) and I'm trying to save up for a 159 (was hoping for the end of this year, then put it back to Easter 2010, now put it back to June 2010 and I'm still no closer. Every time I think I'm clear to put something away, something else comes up. Just seems to go on and on, even when I'm doing OK there never seems to be anything left. :cry:
 

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£300 quid to electic company who read my meter but did not use the readings???WTF?? £175 for service, £185 for disc and pads, £175 car tax, £200 nippers birthday, ouch.:cry:
 
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November, December and January are always expensive, first the wife's birthday, then Christmas, then in January my tax and insurance are always up, :rolleyes:
 

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Since my first post. The petrol Price has risen twice. TWICE, in 1 WEEK!!!!
 

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my wallet's due for a rare opening too this month, and my goodness it's determined to make the most of it:

£65 road tax
£100~for car service (just fluids etc)
£116 for BT bill
£90 AA annual membership renewal
and, here's the one I'm really looking forward to...
...£2,200 for new windows at home.

Oh, and Christmas coming up, as well.

Bills. What's not to like about them, eh?

Nige! Nice GTV6! Well done! :)
 

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A friend of the wife was very excited in early October when she won 1300 quid on the lottery (Note: She matched 5 numbers out of 6 and won 1300!! How much of a sod is that.... so close to umpteen millions, but "only" 1300) -

Anyway, she was very happy for 2 weeks and then her boiler broke and was beyond repair. Cost for a new one to be supplied and fitted? 1350 quid.

She *should* feel happy in that she'd have been 1350 quid down if she hadn't had her win. She actually feels cheated.... :)
 

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my wallet's due for a rare opening too this month, and my goodness it's determined to make the most of it:

£65 road tax
£100~for car service (just fluids etc)
£116 for BT bill
£90 AA annual membership renewal
and, here's the one I'm really looking forward to...
...£2,200 for new windows at home.

Oh, and Christmas coming up, as well.

Bills. What's not to like about them, eh?

Nige! Nice GTV6! Well done! :)

It's only money, that's what I keep telling myself anyway. :cry: As a Yorkshireman I hate parting with the stuff but sometimes..........

Looking forward to picking up the GTV6 on Saturday, in fact I can't wait. It's better than money in the Bank but perhaps will give me just a little more hassle.........:D
 

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every month is expensive with childcare bill exceeding the mortgage and both car insurances up for renewal next month..Still must'nt grumble
 

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cruel, you don't know what it's like towing a 19 berth caravan behind the 147!
Still the nursery sometimes lets the 3year old do some cooking and yesterday he smuggled out some cornflakes in melted chocolate.Or that's what we hope it was ......
 
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