Well I thought I could pick your brains. TOday has bought black ice, we are stuck as we can't get off our drive. We have spent our years allowance for oil in ajust a few months, the kids have been off school for a week and we were without food for a few days and now oil until at least next week. We can't get to the bank to pay cheques in so we have some money so all in all I am a bit fed up of the UK at the moment. Both me and hubby are now dead set on striving for Adelaide but the biggest problem for us is Money.
We rent a house and we live pretty much to our budget. We need to save a minimum of £10K really and we have been trying to put anything away we can, sell anything surprlus to requirements. We raised £400 ina few months and were chuffed (slow progress but progress) but Hubby wrote the car off last week, we ran out of oil and our TV licence is due at the end of the month so savings have taken a battering now.
As we don't own we don't have the luxury of selling up and using equity. Hubby is working 45 hours plus a week and I am working part time round 3 young children selling Avon and hubby is valeting and body restoring cars in his spare time.
I'm sure there is no quick fix to save money but I though maybe someone may have some ideas we've not thought of,
Over the last week we have searched for the realsitic prices for our lifestyle out there and whilst we won't be loaded we will be in a better situation so we know we want to do this but can see it taking years and years at this rate and then some.
Thanks in advance