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icon1.gifFirst letter sent!! Very nervous.

:-) Hi all, I,m really glad I came across this site. Me and my husband both work with two children, we don't spend money on luxury items just like most of you we feel a bottle of wine is a treat. Halifax bank chagres have made my account snowball out of control and I started feeling like jumpinging of a cliff!! Thanks to you all I can see a light at the end of a very dark tunnel. I have sent my first letter on 27/06/06 for 6 months worth of charges which totals £2,613.00. I worker out my deposits which came to £18,652.02 and my recipts of £19,136.50 which included the charges, after doing my maths in theory I should have made £2,128.52! In fact I am still £1,800.00 overdrawn!!! Here's to bringing them down.

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Welcome - and good luck claiming those bank charges

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Read the FAQ and the forum material very thoroughly. Start posting your story in the correct forum for your bank. You will get lots of help and support

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Hi just read one of the other posts and he was saying as soon as Halifax recieved the first letter they closed his account is this happing a lot?

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hi, i'm no expert but by reading loads of stuff on here it appears the closing of accounts is almost random and people have no idea if they are going to or not -maybe they flip a coin!

Never the less it is important that you have another account opened just in case the worst happens. There is alot of info on here about all sorts of good basic accounts etc. Good luck

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