A 22-year-old Londoner who works in finance has revealed his monthly spending habits and people are amazed. The TikToker, known only as Miles, documented his expenditure in February on the app for his 150,000 followers.
In his video, he claimed to have spent £233 on gym and club memberships and £362 on “getting lit with friends”, as he describes it. He captioned the video: “Left behind my daddy’s money era and officially in my finance bro era.”
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In addition to the above costs, Miles claimed to have spent £240 on Waitrose food shops in February, £330 on travel (including a weekend in Switzerland), £60 on haircuts, £497 on eating out with friends, £176 on shopping, and £750 on rent. In total, he said he spent £2,648 in a month.
Viewers were amazed at the money diary, with one commenting: “I just want to know where you are getting £750 rent in London.” Miles responded: “I live with my brother in Zone 1 and cover the cost of the mortgage of our flat.”
Asked how his gym membership could come to over £200 a month, Miles said: “I have two memberships. One is £25 and the other is a members’ club which also has a gym in it and is pricier.”
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One viewer said: “To be honest that’s not bad. I thought this was about to be really pretentious. Pleasantly surprised.”
Another asked Miles if he would have been able to start a career in finance without his parents’ help, to which he responded: “My parents don’t work in finance nor have any links. I got my job through having two degrees and relevant experience.”
MyLondon has reached out to Miles for more information.
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