Extra Cash from Boosted UK Pension? Here Are 21 Fun Ideas to Spend It

Ah, the grand pension uplift of £17.35 a week! Here we are, decades of hard work and what do we get? Enough to maybe buy a pint of milk in the future, considering the way prices are going. But, let’s not get all sunshine and rainbows about it. Here’s a list of 21 things to blow your extravagant pension uplift on, if you’re so inclined:

1. Weekly Subscription to “The Good Old Days” Magazine

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Because let’s face it, they were better.

2. A Fancy Jar of Pickles

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For when you want to reminisce about the time food tasted like food.

3. One Artisanal Bread Loaf

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Because bread now needs a backstory and a personality.

4. A Pocket Dictionary

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So you can understand what on earth “lit” and “fleek” mean.

5. A Cactus

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It’s the only houseplant that won’t die on you after a week.

6. Extra-Strong Reading Glasses

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To see through the nonsense of modern television programming.

7. A “Speak Your Mind” Workshop

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As if you needed any help with that.

8. A Bingo Night Fund

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Because you might win it big, or at least have an excuse to get out of the house.

9. Craft Ale

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To find out why everyone’s making such a fuss about beer that tastes like a forest.

10. A Whistle

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For directing traffic, or just getting those darn kids off your lawn.

11. A Bulk Purchase of Tea Bags

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For all the tea you’ll need to spill while gossiping.

12. A Donation to the “Bring Back Concorde” Fund

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It’s about time travel had some class again.

13. A Selfie Stick

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To hit the neighbor’s drone out of the sky.

14. A Classic Movie Download

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Back when plots made sense and explosions were for special occasions.

15. Packets of Bird Seed

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To make feathered friends, because at least birds know how to appreciate a good meal.

16. A Loud Bell for Your Bicycle

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Because ringing it is more satisfying than yelling, “Get out of the way!”

17. A Jar of Luxury Jam

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Spread it on toast and savor the sweet taste of fiscal irresponsibility.

18. A Book on Sarcasm

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Not that you need any pointers.

19. A High-End Chocolate Bar

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Unwrap it slowly to savor the fleeting joy of financial splurge.

20. An Expensive Pen

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For writing letters of complaint with the style and grace they deserve.

21. A Stash of Stamps

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So you’re always ready to send a strongly worded letter at a moment’s notice.

Go Forth and Spend 

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There you have it. Go forth and spend that £17.35 like the mogul you are, but remember, in the grand scheme of things, it’s probably just enough to keep the pigeons entertained.

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