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spygirl

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You're all too cynical here.

Heres some young go getters who have sorted their life out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5786003/Make-artist-catering-manger-buy-home-aged-just-19-23.html

In case you are wondering, that ~300k mortgage, costing 800/m is an IO loan.

Wow. 300k to live in soon to be council slum in a town thats ~80min from Waterloo.

Catering too. That sector is solid as rock and pays really well....

 

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7 minutes ago, spygirl said:

You're all too cynical here.

Heres some young go getters who have sorted their life out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5786003/Make-artist-catering-manger-buy-home-aged-just-19-23.html

In case you are wondering, that ~300k mortgage, costing 800/m is an IO loan.

Wow. 300k to live in soon to be council slum in a town thats ~80min from Waterloo.

Catering too. That sector is solid as rock and pays really well....

 

I feel very sorry for them

 

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Posted (edited)

Well done to the young lad. He's done well for himself and got a nice lass without letting that nasty skin disease is he has on his arms  hold him back. 

Edited by Austin Allegro

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Not so long ago this wouldn't have been remarkable, let alone newsworthy.

They are just kicking the young again saying look  - the reason you haven't got a house is because you are lazy.

(and don't have two inheritance windfalls as per the couple in the article)

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5 hours ago, Cunning Plan said:

Not so long ago this wouldn't have been remarkable, let alone newsworthy.

They are just kicking the young again saying look  - the reason you haven't got a house is because you are lazy.

(and don't have two inheritance windfalls as per the couple in the article)

They haven’t got a house though. It’s a flat and they have to sit in the kitchen 

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6 minutes ago, One percent said:

They haven’t got a house though. It’s a flat and they have to sit in the kitchen 

Sadly they didn't have quite enough money for a park home, and the remaining relatives were all looking too healthy to help anytime soon.

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6 hours ago, Hopeful said:

I feel very sorry for them

 

At that age you can make a big mistake and start again. Many did.

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2 minutes ago, spygirl said:

They are going to have to.

It's better to try and fail first time, rather than trying nothing.:Old:

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1 hour ago, MrPin said:

At that age you can make a big mistake and start again. Many did.

I agree, and that is one thing I like about the US, you can try and try again, people who try and fail are applauded, up to a point.

The problem is that those poor kids are following an old model of perceived success according to a benchmark set by their elders in different times- home ownership

Today's good advice would be to rent.

But they have been misled into making a mistake, and perhaps even misled by people that can't admit to themsleves that owning a home is not the be all and end all of being socially acceptable.

You don't need to own anything to be successful.

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Hopeful said:

I agree, and that is one thing I like about the US, you can try and try again, people who try and fail are applauded, up to a point.

The problem is that those poor kids are following an old model of perceived success according to a benchmark set by their elders in different times- home ownership

Today's good advice would be to rent.

But they have been misled into making a mistake, and perhaps even misled by people that can't admit to themsleves that owning a home is not the be all and end all of being socially acceptable.

You don't need to own anything to be successful.

 

 

 

 

You need to own your own mind.

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9 hours ago, spygirl said:

You're all too cynical here.

Heres some young go getters who have sorted their life out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5786003/Make-artist-catering-manger-buy-home-aged-just-19-23.html

In case you are wondering, that ~300k mortgage, costing 800/m is an IO loan.

Wow. 300k to live in soon to be council slum in a town thats ~80min from Waterloo.

Catering too. That sector is solid as rock and pays really well....

 

Yes, I thought those repayments were very low considering the size of the mortgage. 

Is the £60K gross or net? I must admit I didn't know cooking or slapping on makeup paid so well, I'm considering changing careers.

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