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by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you think of the economy 2016?
Replies: 22
Views: 7075

Re: What do you think of the economy 2016?

I think things are going down. Governments are admitting it. Here in England house prices have become unsustainable, there a bubble ready to burst right there. Obviously with DH on a pension now ( his personal one and his state one) we are concerned over pension funds and the stock market. I wouldn'...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things January 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7015

Re: Five Frugal Things January 2016

1...........All that saved paperwork came in handy. It proved we did not owe £7000 or $15000 that had been claimed. The blessed relief !!!! 2.........Lots of No Spend days. Yes, its felt harder to do than previously but its been worth it. Rather like dieting. The food spend is ridiculously low this ...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you have a hard time throwing out?
Replies: 23
Views: 4693

Re: What do you have a hard time throwing out?

I'm going though papers, and I am finding that I am having a hard time throwing out bday and Christmas cards!!!! What do you have a hard time getting rid of? Any ideas on how I can throw my cards out? IC :-) Well, if you really don't want to throw them away, why not find another use for them. What ...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Retirement Pros and Cons
Replies: 9
Views: 3027

Re: Retirement Pros and Cons

First I have to say that I wake up every day thankful that I am retired. DH and I are getting along yeah. by chose we don't travel, we did do a very little traveling but found that it was not for us, to be honest DH is in bad health and travel is not fun. I spend my time DE cluttering the house (ha...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Jan 21, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4389

Re: Daily Check in Jan 21, 2016

Hey I need some frugal galvanising here...........this mainly No Spend month has seemed ETERNAL and its like a severe diet. you know its good for you but it is TEDIOUS. I put another bill onto direct debit monthly payments.........the TV licence. at £9 or whatever a month DH will not even notice it ...
by rinty
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: DeCluttering
Replies: 389
Views: 68360

Re: DeCluttering

I am actually running out of things to declutter. now I am in one thing in one thing out mode. as I buy something (other than groceries, hygiene products) something has to go! my closet is nicely pared down. I do have too many decorations so that will be my next project. one bin for Chrismas, one m...