Financial Review of Week 14

Yep, it is Sunday again. This week was a bit less spend-y. I hope. Let’s have a looksy. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Milk and Bread Rolls £2.74 Pasta Sauce, Pasta, Garlic Bread £4 7 Up, Milk, Squash, Orange Juice, Eggs, Cheese, Potatoes, Bread and Bananas £13.01 TOTAL = £19.75 DISCRETIONARY/DISPOSABLE SPENDING SOCIAL Breakfast with the leftover Wrestlemania Crew £8.70 TRAVEL […]

Now bare with me, this might not be the most interesting post…

…but to me it is one of the most important ones when showing my development over the last two years. As mentioned I have kept a spending diary since April 1st 2015. Every little penny I spent, whether it was hundreds of pounds on clothes or a 60p overdue book fine at the library I […]

A Breakdown of my March 2017 Accounts

Hi all, So I do what I call my ‘Accounts’ spreadsheet for each month from payday to payday. This is where I keep track of the money coming in versus the money that goes out. Here is what March looked like MONEY IN Wages = £1206.26 Birthday Money = £100 Leftover Food budget money = £1.13 Excess money […]

Financial Review of Week 10 (I WILL SURVIVE)

Hi everybody. Sunday. Reflection day. I made a fatal error today and had a browse in New Look. So many beautiful things I want and should not (and cannot) buy. Oh well. FOOD SHOPPING 2 packs of reduced luxury cookies £1.50 4 Carrots, 1 Onion, 1 parsnip £1 Bread £1.19 Frozen Broccoli, Frozen Onion, Frozen Sweetcorn and Frozen […]

Better and Worse

On January 1st 2015 I bought a five year diary. Here is what I wrote 2 years ago today: “Somehow I have become a financial hell hole again. I don’t know how I do it.” Hmm, somehow I still hadn’t grasped the concept of spend more than you earn = bad times. Or to put […]