It’s not been as easy as I would like to track my spending the last couple of weeks, mainly because of a couple of deferred spending scenarios – TFL I’m looking at you – that make it difficult to look at my accounts on Monday morning and know that every penny in them is actually mine. This week, though, because I didn’t get charged for travel on Sunday (weekly travel cap for the win), I’m in a much better place today. Continue reading
Last week was quite difficult to keep track of because I had money moving in and out of everywhere and I didn’t always have the opportunity to track daily.
- Provisional driving license £34 (gift from a friend)
- PAYG transport (£6.50)
- Snacks at second job (£1.20)
- Groceries (£3.73)
This was my first week of tracking all my spending religiously. I’m trying to get a baseline, a sense of what I’m OK at, what needs improving as well as a way of tracking change over the next 2 years or so that I think it will take me to become totally debt free.
- Oyster card top up £15 (contactless)
- Bagel + peanut butter from staff canteen £1 (cash)
- Sal Capone carbonara £4.95 (contactless)
- Grocery shopping with the “person of interest” £14.57 (card)
- Ham & egg sandwich from Eat £3.95 (card)
- Brunch burger at Wetherspoons Croydon + Kronenburg £7.25 (card)