This is a great thread, you are doing so well and are such an inspiration to others. Well done on the BofI deal, it shows others that if they sit down with their bank deals can be made.Thanks for the comments so far, its really helps knowing people are following my story. It certainly makes for a better home life knowing there is money there from the first of the month until the end.
Just to throw in something here. SuperValu had frozen turkeys on special last December for one day only at €5 for 4 kilo bird. I also picked one up this Easter also for €5. Available one day only. You need to register with website to get email that is sent out the day before. Bought the following in Aldi on Good Friday. 2 kilo bag of Kerr Pink Potatoes 18c, pack of 6 tomatoes 18c, Bag of carrots 18c, 6 Kiwis 18c, pack of Parsnips 18c.. I had roast chicken for xmas dinner last year (long story) and it was a perfect dinner in every way, the best in years.
This is a noble objective, but if you are paying rent at the same time as saving for a house it may not be the wisest strategy overall.purchasing a home with zero mortgage