There goes my August spending money
Yowzers. It’s been 7 years since I bought the house.
And it’s been four years since I bought the car.
At the time I bought the car, the dealer I bought it from had just paid the rego, so it’s due every August. This year it’s $696.50.
Obviously because I bought the car in August, the insurance is also due every August. $369.05 (It can be paid monthly, but this is 15% more expensive.)
And… you guessed it… the house insurance is also due. $673.35
Can someone remind me, when/if I decide to upgrade the car at some stage in the future, not to do it in August?
- I also just got a rates notice… happily the next installment for that isn’t due until late September.
- A reminder why, despite their groovy advertising and the promise of cheaper premiums for people who don’t drive much, I don’t insure with Youi
Actually do plan to use a little spending money: to help fund From Bedrooms to Billions, a documentary on the beginnings of the UK video game industry. Nostalgia ahoy!
I’ve donated $100. And that was before I discovered the music they’ve used for the trailer — which starts at the 3 minute mark in the following video: