A 22-year-old Londoner who works in finance has revealed his monthly spending habits and people are amazed. Known only as Miles, the TikToker documented his spending on the app for his 150,000 followers in February.
In his video, he claimed to have spent £233 on gym and club memberships and £362 on what he describes as “lighting up with friends”. He captioned the video, “Out of my dad’s money era and officially into my financial office era.”
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In addition to the expenses above, Miles said he spent £240 on Waitrose groceries, £330 on travel (including a weekend in Switzerland), £60 on haircuts, £497 on meals out with friends and £176 on groceries in February have , and £750 rent. In total, he claimed to have spent £2,648 in one month.
Viewers were amazed at the money diary, with one commenting: “I just want to know where in London you can get £750 rent.” Miles replied: “I live in Zone 1 with my brother and am paying the cost of the mortgage on our flat. “
When asked how his gym membership could get to over £200 a month, Miles said: “I have two memberships. One is £25 and the other is a members club which also includes a gym and is more expensive.”
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One viewer said: “It’s not bad to be honest. I thought that was really presumptuous. Pleasantly surprised.”
Another asked Miles if he could have started a career in finance without the help of his parents, to which he replied: “My parents are not in finance nor have any connections. I got my job through two degrees and relevant experience.”
MyLondon have reached out to Miles for more information.
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