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i think i could do it on 13k fairly comfortably, that is without making any MAJOR changes to my life
Better round it up to 15 though.
Probably spend 13k renting a cupboard in London for a year.
i live in brightons
I end up with a bit under that and end up eating supernoodles for a week every month
the lifestyle you want to lead, and whether you have a partner and what their earnings are.
My current lifestyle and commitments could probably be accommodated on about £18K p.a. after tax.
I have a mortgage with my girlfriend and no kids, to give a bit of background.
If you're living with your parents just giving them a bit of rent or whatever, then you'd only need 10k or whatever (depending where you live).
I'm about the same on the 18k front, mortgage, girlfriend, no kids.
I've been working part time for the last 6 months (3 days a week on minimum wage). I live at home and give my mum £100 a month for food and that. I pay for Sky TV, phone contract and internet myself which leaves me about £400 a month.
I don't get out much like, but y'know.
however much gets me like £1300 a month
Any other parents able to offer any figures?
I calculated that based on me paying for the whole mortgage. It would be very tight but I can tell you that when you don't go out and rarely drink when you do it's amazing how much money you don't spend.
I've also become completely bored with new tech things. I was all set to get a brand new phone now my contract's over but I just find myself living with my old one and not really caring too much.
...can someone check his pulse please
I just find myself wondering if I *really* want to spend any money on them. I tend not to.
That's probably surprising. I was surprised, too. Basically less drinking, and when I do drink it's not in bars. And less buying stuff to stop me from being bored. I didn't do a lot of that before, but it did happen looking back.
without changing my lifestyle or overestimating my budgeting skills.
I live on about 12K now and could easily lose 2k of that but anymore and it'd be pretty dull
But wouldn't be able to save much money
£1,500 a month out of London. With a car. So 18k
I work for myself, and pay myself £20,000 a year for tax reasons. I can live on that ok - £500 a month on mortgage, bills, food, go out few times a week, travel. Out of that though, I save absolutely nothing at all.
I reckon I could comfortably survive on about 7500 per year.