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    Default Minimum weekly expenses?

    We rent and are paid fortnightly. A breakdown is-

    Rent - $715
    Utilities - $150
    Phones/net/foxtel - $140
    Petrol - $40
    Food/toiletries - $350+
    Swimming/dancing fees - $90
    Insurance - $85
    Car payment - $220

    Those are the basics. What We actually spend a fortnight is far higher, but this is what I pay out automatically. Everything else is an unusual expense or a luxury.

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    Thanks everyone for replying I definetly feel better as our expenses seem on par with everyone else.

    Now to start reducing our expenses

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    Quote Originally Posted by waterlily View Post
    I'm positive our mortgage is a lot smaller then everyone else
    our mortgage is small too but i still think if i broke all big bills down to weekly expense we'd be around the $1000 a week mark ...u mast have some great deals on insurance and be good with your fuel/food and electricity costs ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by waterlily View Post
    I'm positive our mortgage is a lot smaller then everyone else
    Yeah well done around here the minimum is $650 just for a mortgage!

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    Our mortgage is $700 alone. Then all the other stuff! So depressing!

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    Crap it's scary when you add it up! About $1800 per week but our mortgage is big - includes
    Mortgage
    Food
    Rates/insurances
    Electricity/gas
    Pool/cleaner/dry cleaning

    Thankfully the business pays for cars and telephones and internet and we will add school fees to that in 3 years!

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    For ALL our expenses added up yearly then divided by 26 it costs us $750 just to live... And that no cable, no broadband, no home phone, no air conditioning, no smoke or drinks (we don't do either) no lavish lifestyle, no private schooling. It's shocking how much just the BASICS add up to. A fair chunk of ours is the running and maintenance of 2 cars (no loans)

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    Just under 1000, that is for
    mortgage
    private school x4 kids
    food
    fuel
    rates/insurance/rego/ maintenance (car/house/contents)
    tithe plus offering
    clothes
    electricity
    phone home and mobile/Internet
    presents
    pretty much everything

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    $500-600 max (600 if needing washing powder etc) including rent, elec, phonesx 2, foxtel, 2 cars to fill up, groceries and PHI.
    Last edited by callmedragon22; 14-01-2013 at 23:51.

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