Financial Review of Week 30

Another week, practically another month. I survive, but barely. I have gone spectacularly off the rails. I need to get a grip. Anywho…. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Fake Feta, Milkshake for the boy, Orange Juice, Red Onion £2.86 Bag Charge, Icecreams, Milk, Bread £3.10 Big Tesco Food Shop £69.09 Tupperware £4 Cookies for the boy £1 Three shower gels £4.47 Microwave […]


Hi guys, We are now halfway through the year, scary times at Ridgemont High! So although I tend to assess my spending mainly across a tax year, I have also been keeping track of my spending across a more standard January – December 2017 year because why have one spreadsheet when you can have two! […]

Financial Review of Week 21

Hi everybody! Sorry for the absence, today is a bumper version of the Financial Review of the Week as it will also include the finalised ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ budget spreadsheet. So here goes: FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Bread, Squash, Pattie £2.75 YEP, That was the only food expense in the house this week. So that […]

Financial Review of Week 18

On account of HAVING NO MONEY last week was a but skinny in terms of finances. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Milk £1.49 Bread, Bananas £2.09 Milk, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Cottage Cheese, Mozzarella, Cucumber, Apples, Bananas £7.07 TOTAL SPENDS = £10.15 DISPOSABLE/DISCRETIONARY SPENDING SOCIAL Coffee £2.30 Burger £7 Coke and Beer £4.59 Bus £3 TOTAL SPENDS = £16.89 TOTAL COMBINED SPENDING = £27.04 Today I paid […]

Financial Accounts for April 2017

I thought it might be helpful to compare my money in during April, and the money that went out. MONEY IN Wages £1206.26 Birthday Money £90 Savings £20 Disposable income allowance £75 Extra Money £23.70 Money for Birthday £100 Money from Savings £295 TOTAL = £1809.96   MONEY OUT Bills £1206.26 Expenses post March Pay Day £26.08 Expenses pre April Pay Day £323.58 Overspend on food […]

Financial Review of April 2017

Another month has ended. Things are getting very ‘real’ financially for me, so I am going to analyse where I have been making mistakes. Here is a breakdown of my spending in April 2017. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING TOTAL SPENDS IN APRIL = £241.28 This was £41.28 over budget, which is far from ideal. I am going to […]

Financial Review of … What Week Is This? (It’s 17, Flo)

Hi Everybody, Well this week the shhhhhh hit the fan and things will have to dramatically change. But until then let’s have a look at how the little money I had left my wallet this week. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SPENDING Milk and Bread – £2.68 A big monthly food shop on payday – £91.30 8 x Microwave […]

It’s a Hard Life…Financial Review of Week 16

Hey guys, it’s that time of the week again. Things are getting pretty tight and I have overspent on the food budget and need to reign in all spending. Just a few days to go till payday on Thursday. FOOD AND HOUSEHOLD SHOPPING Chocolates, Easter Goodies, Biscuits, Cereal Bars, Hot Cross Buns, Pizzas £11.64 Rolls, Pattie, […]

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 […]

Financial Review of Week 11

This week has seen me reign in the spending, about time too. I have £6.30 to last me till Saturday 25th when I get paid. I hope it lasts. FOOD SHOPPING Milk (big milk) £1.53 Bread £1.19 Carrots, Parsnips, Anti Bacterial Wipes, Milk, Margarine, Cucumber £4.74 TOTAL SPEND (FOOD) = £7.46 DISCRETIONARY SPENDING Bus ticket £1.60 Milk for work £1.10 Football Ticket £6 TOTAL […]