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    I was just wondering how much people spent every week on living (excluding accom). - This is mostly relevent to university students.
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    Ok I get some meals cooked me but I still buy a loat.

    Food - £10 a week
    Socailising - £20 a week
    Music - £10 a week
    Bus travel - £10 a week
    Luxeries - £20 a week
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    Ok I get some meals cooked me but I still buy a loat.

    Food - £10 a week
    Socailising - £20 a week
    Music - £10 a week
    Bus travel - £10 a week
    Luxeries - £20 a week
    Wow, tight budget!
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    Ok I get some meals cooked me but I still buy a loat.

    Food - £10 a week
    Socailising - £20 a week
    Music - £10 a week
    Bus travel - £10 a week
    Luxeries - £20 a week
    food £10 a week! :eek: how do you do that
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    All in (books, entertainment, food but excluding fees and loan) it is about £35 a week.
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    i set myself a budget of £35 a week and usually get by. includes food, going out, little luxuries (newspapers), doing washing once a week (sometimes less often).
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    Before xmas I spent an average of £90 a week but now its more like an average of £140 a week
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    accommodation - 76
    Food/household - 15-20
    SU/cinema/wetherspoons - 15-20
    Transport - 3
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    Ok this is worrying, I'm spending way too much! After easter £40 a week is my target - bye bye CD's and DVD's
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    food £10 a week! :eek: how do you do that

    You shop at Aldi/Lidl and Iceland
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    heh heh heh, i know of a guy who back in the day (20 years ish ago) ran out of money, he lived off friends left overs and a single jacket potato a week, he got carted into hospital with malnourishment :cool:
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    Its more like £15 when I include the drink I buy at uni etc. However because I live at home I get most the of the food paid for me. I do have to pay my mum £300 a year though.
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    At least £120 a week.
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    Whoops, I included accommodation!

    Daveo, do they have 'music zone' in Manchester? They don't have it down south, so I buy cheap cd's from there when i'm up at uni
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    I do have to pay my mum £300 a year though.
    Extortionate... <sniggers>


    £5.70 a week...
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    At least £120 a week.
    Excluding accommodation?! :confused:
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    (Original post by jammyd)
    Whoops, I included accommodation!

    Daveo, do they have 'music zone' in Manchester? They don't have it down south, so I buy cheap cd's from there when i'm up at uni
    Whats a music zone? I'm always buying CD's and DVD's off play or amazon which is where my problems lie.
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    At least £120 a week.
    Phew, someone else closer to my figures.
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    My art of budgeting:

    Music: Music Zone and Bingbee;s (my local second hand vinyl shop)
    Drinking: Wetherspoons and 5th ave
    Food: Quality Save and Greggs
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    (Original post by Daveo)
    Whats a music zone? I'm always buying CD's and DVD's off play or amazon which is where my problems lie.
    Music Zone is a Manchester based firm (well Stockport) they do have shops in Trafford Centre and a large one on Market Street near the food chain.
 
 
 
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