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    Default Don't you hate unexpected expenses!

    Gah! I hate unexpected expenses popping up and ruining my plans.

    This week, my car service was a little more than I had anticipated and it's just thrown me out by about $50. Not much, I know but when this happens, this week, last week and the week before that- suddenly it's $150 I'm out! I need some unexpected income!!!!

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    Default Don't you hate unexpected expenses!

    Yes I hate that!
    I was doing good and then someone hit my car while it was parked and didn't leave their details....suddenly i was out the $600 excess :-(

    Hope all gets better for you soon!

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    I know how you feel! We put in papers to change our mortgage rate 3 weeks ago, mortgage came out yesterday at the higher rate! Over $600 more then I was expecting have put a complaint in and have been told it will 'most likely' be reversed but they have 5 working days so in the meantime we are out of pocket that money, trying to scrap together money to make up for that $600 I allocated elsewhere

    Money sucks

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    I hear ya. I spend so much time budgeting and planning and it all gets mucked up so easily.

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    Last week I got a letter saying our house insurance had gone up by more than $2000. The same day I got phone call saying our income was going down by $500 a fortnight.

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    Yep. Storm damage to my rental property (which I'm selling because I can't afford it!!) =$1000 excess. In the same week as car rego.

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    Quote Originally Posted by missie_mack View Post
    (and I start thinking about what I have got that I don't need to sell!)
    This is what I'm doing at the moment. I'm $1,500 behind at the moment so I'm looking to make that up by selling some stuff off.

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    I don't tend to get too many unexpected expenses, but I find that things seem to come at the same time: rego, health insurance, car insurance, roadside assistance, gas, electricity. Drives me nuts. I think I have over $1,000 worth of bills here and I don't even have any debt!

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    Default Re: Don't you hate unexpected expenses!

    Sure do esp as i cant guarantee my income each fortnight. Then it also depends if i get my rent money owed to me from my cousin. It was due yesterday and she has gone away now til tuesday or wednesday and then disappears again for another few days.

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    yup! seems to happen every single week/month. Last week I was not expecting to spend $300 on two extra specialist visits $50 for two GP visits, $150 in extra tests, $100 for a scan (that was planned),$80 at the pharmacist. A cool $600 i didn't expect to spend, seems to happen every week!


 

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