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Do I have enough money?

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OK, first off, I'm new here so hi!  I know there are quite a few older threads about this already but the circumstances are a bit different, so would appreciate some advice.  I was thinking I would like to leave ole Blighty behind and move to Thailand for a while now.  I have met a lady who lives in HH and would like to move there and build a house with her about 18km outside HH.  I'm 54 years old and if I build said house i would have about £100k left.  She has 2 children, one leaving home soon.  I know it depends how i invest/spend the money, but she is hard working and pretty frugal I think, so would you say this is realistic or am i a long way off here?

 

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Go for it, you will either find happiness, or lose 100K.

I think true happiness is worth more than 100K.

 

 

Just one question how long have you know the lady ?

regards worgeordie

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So, how much money do you actually have?

Are you already in receipt of a company pension?

How long do you think 4.3Mthb will last you?

Does the lady have any income?

Any school or uni fees coming up?

 

You need to think carefully

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1 minute ago, nopsled said:

I'll have about £160k.  Everything I have.  No pension.  I can feel the heat from here!  Let the flames commence ;-)

No Flames - Reality

I would of owned everything but had a few hick ups

I would estimate your house maybe 3 Mill all up then car 1 Mill 

Cost of living pending = 100, 000 bht + p/mth

 

This doesnt cover your health 

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3 minutes ago, BEVUP said:

No Flames - Reality

I would of owned everything but had a few hick ups

I would estimate your house maybe 3 Mill all up then car 1 Mill 

Cost of living pending = 100, 000 bht + p/mth

 

This doesnt cover your health 

Thank you.

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I will inherit at some point, as things stand @£200k but that could be a while yet.  Parent age 76 in good health.  Hopefully will stay that way for many years.  I think I'm getting the picture.

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160k

Less 10k in the bank for visa requirements assuming marriage visa (20k if retirement visa)

= 150k

Min 600 per month assuming no rent 12 years say 90k

=60k 

55k should buy and equip a modest home 

=5k

Transport a motorsi perhaps 

Few luxuries

A no frills lifestyle 

Eventual UK pension possibly about the same living standard (If enough qualifying years)

 

Possible :smile: Do you enjoy living life on the edge :smile:

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