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Current account balance? Was is yours.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Rizo-UK, 27 Jun 2011.

  1. DBT85


    Joined: 8 Oct 2006

    Posts: 5,665

    Location: Midlands

    That's ok then. It sounded like you meant all your living for £150 a month. I do that on petrol alone and I only do 700 miles a month :(
  2. krooton


    Joined: 9 May 2004

    Posts: 27,294

    Location: Leafy outskirts of London


    I blame a terrible electricity "estimate" and having to have a tooth extracted.
  3. Spleenus


    Joined: 3 Jan 2005

    Posts: 704

    Location: Western Australia

    0 - 150 at most times as I whack my salary into another account and give myself 150 spending per week. The rest I either save or put towards a nice holiday and means I've gone to New York and Gibraltar in the past 8 months.
  4. ScarySquirrel


    Joined: 13 Jan 2004

    Posts: 23,605

    Location: South East

    I haven't checked for a while, but it should be around £500 right now. Hurrah for massive overdraft!
  5. LOAM


    Joined: 20 Oct 2004

    Posts: 12,664

    Location: Nottingham

    Me and the Mrs have no debt other than the £120k mortgage on a 275K house.

    Don’t really use my current account for anything other than a landing account for my salary / dividends then it gets shifted to the joint account and savings so balance is rarely more than about £200 at most. Savings is about 15K atm.
  6. sorn21


    Joined: 12 Nov 2008

    Posts: 3,378

    Location: T.O.

    I'm probably sitting at 0-150. Having a rough time of things work-wise at the minute.
  7. DJMK4


    Joined: 1 Dec 2004

    Posts: 21,940

    Location: S.Wales

    Well my current account has just gone from £1500+ to about £400-£500 with most of my bills gone, including a £300 credit card bill :(
    Last edited: 28 Jun 2011
  8. Cosimo

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 9 Jan 2007

    Posts: 163,800

    Location: Londinium

    Minimum balance would be 1500+
  9. adam cool dude


    Joined: 22 Oct 2002

    Posts: 20,799

    Location: Boston, Lincolnshire

    I keep £2000 in my current account. Anything above that at the end of the month goes into savings which then gets splashed out on fun stuff after bypassing the missus first and often telling porkies about the true price. ;)
  10. D1ngd0ng

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Aug 2009

    Posts: 1,192

    Location: Local to someone

    300-500 petty cash everything else goes on bills, lifestyle, pension and savings.
  11. HangTime

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 25 Oct 2002

    Posts: 29,327

    Location: Hampshire

    It means you need a new bank.
  12. Fatboyuk2


    Joined: 19 Dec 2009

    Posts: 240

    Location: london

  13. 'Wes


    Joined: 28 Jun 2009

    Posts: 11,746

    Location: Łódź, Poland

    You want to see what eveyones bank balance is? Bit weird.
  14. Brumboy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 Jan 2011

    Posts: 2,156

    £1500 I think, not sure though!
  15. Antar Bolaeisk


    Joined: 19 Dec 2006

    Posts: 9,260

    Location: Saudi Arabia né Donegal

    He's trying to figure out who is the best person on here to hack. His next thread will be "So what was your mother's maiden name?". :p
  16. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,694

    Location: Glasgow

    As soon as I get paid all my DD's come off and a I stick the majority of the remaining money into a couple of savings accounts. Generally leave my self around £500 in my current account which gets spent over the course of the month.
  17. Ewaf


    Joined: 22 May 2007

    Posts: 3,815

    Can you enlighten me on how it's possible to survive on 150 a month for food etc?
  18. DBT85


    Joined: 8 Oct 2006

    Posts: 5,665

    Location: Midlands

    already came back and explained its for fun living, not essentials.
  19. PaulyD


    Joined: 24 Mar 2008

    Posts: 4,636

    Location: High Wycombe


    clearing debts slowly though
  20. [FnG]magnolia


    Joined: 29 Aug 2007

    Posts: 27,199

    Location: Auckland

    We have $500 in our current account but it's an account that we never use. We use our flexible mortgage account (offset mortgage in the UK?) as our current account and buy almost everything using our credit card which earns airpoints. Both salaries go into the flexible mortgage account and we pay the credit card off from this as well. The fixed mortgage account just ticks along. Seems to work for us.