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    Save it for an emergency.
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    Invest it, make more.
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    idfc if this makes me sound like a selfish spoilt piece of **** but MAKEUP AND CLOTHES
    YAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSSS
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    Spend like £2000 and save £3000
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    Change a few of our windows some of them are in a bit of a state...
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    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    Change a few of our windows some of them are in a bit of a state...
    and stock up on some back up boilers.
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    Deposit for a flat or holiday! pending what I realistically was able to do at the time. Probably a holiday in my current situation and go back to Oz or something!


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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    and stock up on some back up boilers.
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    New guitar, amp, pc and motorbike and save the last 5 quid
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    Travel a lot more
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    I found myself in this position after unexpectedly winning a scholarship from uni.

    I treated the boyfriend to a trip to NYC for his birthday, bought a GoPro and loads of accessories for it, did some clothes shopping. Also booked a trip I've been planning for years - my boyfriend and I are going on a month-long road trip around the Canadian Rockies, also dipping into the US to visit Yellowstone National Park.

    If I were more sensible I'd have saved it. But life's too short and all that. (I actually won two scholarships, and have saved the other £5k, so in a way I've been sensible..?)
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    I do have 5k to spare, but I'm saving and using it for investments.
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    I do have 5k to spare, but I'm saving and using it for investments.

    What form of investments?
    Are you "clued-up" on financial dealings and market shares and such?
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    (Original post by TattyBoJangles)
    I found myself in this position after unexpectedly winning a scholarship from uni.

    I treated the boyfriend to a trip to NYC for his birthday, bought a GoPro and loads of accessories for it, did some clothes shopping. Also booked a trip I've been planning for years - my boyfriend and I are going on a month-long road trip around the Canadian Rockies, also dipping into the US to visit Yellowstone National Park.

    If I were more sensible I'd have saved it. But life's too short and all that. (I actually won two scholarships, and have saved the other £5k, so in a way I've been sensible..?)
    To be honest that seems like the best of both worlds, experiencing life and going on adventures but yet saving the other scholarship £££. Good choice.
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Put it towards my wedding and honeymoon
    Haha same, weddings are scarily expensive
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Travel a lot more
    What if you were bound to a full time job with little holiday? (20 days off until Mar '17?)
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    Give it to my mum
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    Replace my laptop, finally get a DSLR + accessories, and probably some recording equipment to launch my voiceover career
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    Got more than that already as spare and I double it via investing
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    (Original post by UnknownRoyalist)
    Got more than that already as spare and I double it via investing
    Wow, nice.
    Would you recommend any reading material re: Investing?
 
 
 
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