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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 1st Aug 17, 8:10 PM
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    The Amazing August NSD Thread!
    • #1
    • 1st Aug 17, 8:10 PM
    The Amazing August NSD Thread! 1st Aug 17 at 8:10 PM
    Sign up people for August!
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 9th Aug 17, 12:29 PM
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    I got 2 more days. I'm not going to include weekly food shopping or anything budgeted for such as bills or stuff i actually need...Is this what some of you Do? Would this be Okay?
    If not I only have 1 other day...


    I didn't spend anything today.
    Originally posted by thoragunnr
    please write your up to date total,otherwise it's a bit of a guessing game.are you at #3?
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th Aug 17, 8:54 PM
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    beanielou
    I got 2 more days. I'm not going to include weekly food shopping or anything budgeted for such as bills or stuff i actually need...Is this what some of you Do? Would this be Okay?
    If not I only have 1 other day...


    I didn't spend anything today.
    Originally posted by thoragunnr
    It is up to you how you choose to count your NSD's.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 9th Aug 17, 9:37 PM
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    It is up to you how you choose to count your NSD's.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Yeah it's totally up to you what you choose to include as a spend or not.
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • mizmir
    • By mizmir 10th Aug 17, 11:08 AM
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    mizmir
    Had another NSD yesterday so that makes 6/10. Will be spending today as taking my mum to the park and it has a lovely orangerie cafe! But it is planned so I won't be feeling guilty!
    Aug 2017: £6200 £6000 0% BC
    Aim to clear and get back my Debt Free status by May 2018
    • lotti379
    • By lotti379 10th Aug 17, 8:49 PM
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    Oh dear, I went off grid for a while there!

    Also, not doing brilliantly so far, I have 2/15 NSDs so far for August.
    “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.”

    NSD Challenge: August 2017 2/15
    • quintwins
    • By quintwins 11th Aug 17, 11:06 AM
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    quintwins
    Had a few spends yesterday but today is nsd 8 for me
    DFW £1313/£28996 4.5%
    Aug GC £135.42/£170
    EF#240 £30
    Aug NSD 15/20
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Aug 17, 9:35 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Now on 4 NSDs.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    October NSDs 11 of 20
    • honey
    • By honey 12th Aug 17, 8:00 AM
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    honey
    Yesterday was a NSD so I'm now on 2/7
    It will be a spend day today but hopefully another NSD tomorrow!
    • thoragunnr
    • By thoragunnr 12th Aug 17, 11:23 AM
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    thoragunnr
    up to #3 nsds
    i really need to up my game
    •• #238 £1000 ef; £14.00/£1,000 •• H2B; £120.00 •• BLS:£10.88/£15,000 ••
    •• Retirement: £4.86 •• New Home FundJar: £5.83p •• VOSS Jar £0.00 ••
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 12th Aug 17, 2:59 PM
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    Hi Marmite,
    Could I join you all please, I seriously need to reign in spending!

    I'd like to set a target of 7 please and I've had 1 NSD so far.
    Originally posted by honey

    Hi and welcome!
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 12th Aug 17, 3:00 PM
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    Hi folks!

    I've updated the front page.

    I think that I'm on #9 today well hopefully.

    Happy weekend everyone!
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 12th Aug 17, 5:41 PM
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    indigowarrior
    3/10 nsd didnt even realise until it was to late.
    #545- SPC
    Homeowner by 40
    August Nsd 1/15
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Aug 17, 9:15 PM
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    8 & 9 nsd.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 12th Aug 17, 9:32 PM
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    Nargleblast
    And here comes Nargleblast with NSD number 5!!!!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    October NSDs 11 of 20
    • Honeysucklelou2
    • By Honeysucklelou2 14th Aug 17, 1:28 AM
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    At last NSD #1!
    paydbx #90 £325/£10,000.
    365 day penny challenge £37.66/£667.95
    Loan £17k - paid off in Aug 2017. Home improvement loans £3342 March 2017
    • quintwins
    • By quintwins 14th Aug 17, 3:51 PM
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    quintwins
    I'm on 10/20...half way there!
    DFW £1313/£28996 4.5%
    Aug GC £135.42/£170
    EF#240 £30
    Aug NSD 15/20
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 14th Aug 17, 9:49 PM
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    beanielou
    NSD no 10 today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • honey
    • By honey 15th Aug 17, 6:43 AM
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    honey
    NSD #3 for me yesterday :-)

    School uniform shopping and hairdressers today - boo!
    • quintwins
    • By quintwins 15th Aug 17, 4:49 PM
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    quintwins
    nsd 11 for me

    I did buy school shoes today but that doesn't really count because it's an accounted for an unavoidable spend.
    DFW £1313/£28996 4.5%
    Aug GC £135.42/£170
    EF#240 £30
    Aug NSD 15/20
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 15th Aug 17, 10:16 PM
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    beanielou
    & 11 today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
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