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Offline Wil net se...

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Help required with our Budget
« on: May 13, 2008, 08:57:57 pm »
Hi

Please could someone assist me with our budget, I have researched what our possible income could be and what our expenses would be to maintain our current lifestyle:

IT Specialist  Income Annual                                               $70 000.00
Monthly                                                                                 $5 833.33
After Tax                                                                               $4 196.64
   
Insurance Expert Annual                                                       $50 000.00
Monthly                                                                                 $4 166.67
After Tax                                                                               $3 132.83

Joint Income Monthly Income                                              $7 329.47

Joint weekly Income Weekly                                                $1 832.37

Weekly Expenses   
Weekly rent                                                                         $400.00
Food                                                                                    $275.00
Other Supermarket Purchases                                             $15.00
House Maintenance                                                             $20.00
Clothing                                                                                $45.00
Car WOF / Maintenance / Fuel                                                $85.00
Public Transport                                                                        $20.00
House Contents Insurance                                                        $6.00
Car Insurance                                                                        $6.00
Internet                                                                                $10.00
Telephone Local and National                                                $12.00
Telephone International                                                        $7.00
Mobile Phone                                                                        $0.00
Council Rates                                                                        $30.00
Electricity / Heating                                                                $40.00
Small Medical Costs / Pharmacist / Dentist                         $13.00
Misc / Entertainment / Children's Treats                                $55.00
Money put aside to Replace Major Items                                 $75.00
Holidays                                                                                $0.00
Childcare - full-time in a good pre-school per week                $280.00
Saving / Investing / Pension Provision                                $20.00

Total Expenses                                                                         $1 414.00
   
Spending left   $418.37

Please could you let us know if this seems ok...

Offline SaKiwiBoer

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2008, 09:02:41 pm »
Doesn't look to bad, it seems as if you have this thing they call immigration by the tail. Good.
And you still have money left for any eventuallity that can crop up. Cheers,  :heeha: , SAKB.
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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2008, 09:02:41 pm »

Offline Badprop

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2008, 09:29:36 pm »
It's realy good to see you do your research so thoroughly before landing.  Yip it looks realistic to me too.  Up the rent maybe a bit, but it depends on where you going to settle.  For AKL to be safe with a budget look at 500, if it's under it then you score a bit. O0
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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2008, 09:35:30 pm »
Why 0 for mobile phone?

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2008, 11:17:34 pm »
Welcome to the family Emmerentia :clap:

Offline SaKiwiBoer

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2008, 11:25:18 pm »
i don't see any beer money ..... :2funny:

Your right, I don't see no wine money either, so .......  :whistle:
No beer + no Wine = NO PARTY. Sjoe, Eina ........ :'(
Sorry NZ is going to drip and dreary. Cheers,  :( , SAKB.
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15/05/2008-ITA Submitted-(hou duim vas)
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"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." (Benjamin Franklin)

Offline Wil net se...

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2008, 06:07:16 pm »
 ;D ;D  Wine & Beer Money ..... you guys missed the Spending left   $418.37 .... forgot to add it's for beer & wine .... :clap:

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2008, 06:07:16 pm »

Offline ANTONK

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2008, 06:54:41 pm »
Hi Emmerentia welcome to the family  :clap: and  :gl:

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2008, 07:48:26 pm »
Welcome Emmerentia and :gl:

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2008, 10:23:40 am »
Hi Emmerentia, NZ is suddenly looking a hell of a lot greener. Are you moving to Rotorua perhaps? I know where you can find a lot of beer and some nice wine...... See ya,  8) , SAKB.
21/03/2007-EOI submitted
18/07/2007-Selected from the Pool
07/03/2008-Receive ITA
15/05/2008-ITA Submitted-(hou duim vas)
11/12/2008-PR GRANTED-(thanx a lot!!!)

"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." (Benjamin Franklin)

Offline stella.mike

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Re: Help required with our Budget
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2008, 04:08:54 pm »
Wlecome on the forum