Do you spend more than you earn?

Do you spend more than you earn?

Poll Started: 07 Jan 08

The core assessment of anyone's finances is finding out if you spend more than you earn. The free Budget Planner tells you exactly that and was last week downloaded by over 30,000 people.

What was your initial result (before you started planning any cut-backs)?

Results

A. Spend MORE than earn by over £10,000 a year 173 votes (5 %)
B. Spend MORE than earn by between £7,500 and £10,000 a year 93 votes (2 %)
C. Spend MORE than earn by between £5,000 and £7,499 a year 127 votes (3 %)
D. Spend MORE than earn by between £2,500 and £4,999 a year 262 votes (7 %)
E. Spend MORE than earn by between £1,000 and £2,499 a year 393 votes (10 %)
F. Spend MORE than earn by under £1000 a year 314 votes (8 %)
H. Totally balanced budget 298 votes (8 %)
J. Spend LESS than earn by under £1000 a year 358 votes (9 %)
K. Spend LESS than earn by between £1,000 and £2,499 a year 347 votes (9 %)
L. Spend LESS than earn by between £2,500 and £4,999 a year 384 votes (10 %)
M. Spend LESS than earn by between £5,000 and £7,499 a year 252 votes (7 %)
N. Spend LESS than earn by between £7,500 and £10,000 a year 176 votes (5 %)
O. Spend LESS than earn by over £10,000 a year 398 votes (11 %)
P. Can't face doing a budget (if this is your answer... it's time you did it) 205 votes (5 %)

                   3,780 votes received.

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