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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 8th Feb 16, 2:46 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    50p Savers 2016
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    • 8th Feb 16, 2:46 PM
    50p Savers 2016 8th Feb 16 at 2:46 PM
    Hey Guys & Gals,

    I know there was a thread for this last year but to date I haven't come across one for 2016.

    I am going to save up 50p in a tin at home then at the end of the year will cash them in to either pay to the debt, treat myself to something nice or save.

    My aim is to save £150 in total.

    Hope there are more of us out there that want to join in.

    Dxxx

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    Last edited by Former MSE Zorica; 24-05-2016 at 6:08 PM.
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
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    • mummytummy
    • By mummytummy 18th Sep 16, 11:31 AM
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    mummytummy
    Raided Hubbies car yesterday, his parking pot was full so I helped him out by taking 8 x 50p and they are now saved in my tin
    Sealed Pot Challenge No.10 (2017) #11 (My stars from Sue-UU = 20) Save 12K in 2017 #17 £4046 MFiT-T4 #62 (32% saved) 50p Savers 2017 #2 5p Savers 2017 #2 Saving for Xmas 2017 #12 High Street Voucher savings 2017 £1200.00
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Sep 16, 11:43 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Well done you!

    My DH used to have a parking tin, might have a wee look next time I'm in the van.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • RDB91
    • By RDB91 21st Sep 16, 4:38 PM
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    RDB91
    I would love to join this challenge - I am just going to save until the end of the year and see how much I have. This will be placed into my savings account!
    Debt as of 29/07/2016 = £7050
    Amount paid = £864.34
    Amount Left to Pay =£6186.29
    I want to be debt free by October 2021!


    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 25th Sep 16, 3:36 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Hey RDB91,

    I have added you to the list, can't wait to see how much you add to your savings at the end of the year.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 27th Sep 16, 6:29 AM
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    I Love comps
    1 x 50p - This brings my total up to £3.50


    £2 savers Club No 96 Total £8
    5p savers Club No 1 Total 75p
    50p savers Club No 13 Total £3.50
    Make £10 a day challenge No 41 £15.80
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Sep 16, 4:28 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Excellent.

    I have 2 lurking in my purse, going to put them in the tin when I get home so that I don't spend them.

    Anyone got one of those nice shiny new 5.00 notes yet?

    I think I might save any of those I come across.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • LABMUM
    • By LABMUM 27th Sep 16, 5:19 PM
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    LABMUM
    I have put 2 in my tin today.
    EFC #185 - £510.00/£1000
    £2.00 Savers #95
    50p Savers Club #8
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 4th Oct 16, 9:31 PM
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    I Love comps
    1 x 50 p this brings my total up to £4 now.

    This 50 p is a Royal Shield 2012 coin.
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Oct 16, 8:10 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Excellent.

    I have none this week, have a purse full of 1.00 coins though grrrrrr!

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • tattycath
    • By tattycath 5th Oct 16, 8:46 PM
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    tattycath
    Excellent.

    I have 2 lurking in my purse, going to put them in the tin when I get home so that I don't spend them.

    Anyone got one of those nice shiny new 5.00 notes yet?

    I think I might save any of those I come across.

    Dxxx
    Originally posted by Dolly Rocker
    I have had about 8 of those new fivers. I have only put one away in my 'smash to open' money box (the moneybox was a present). I can't afford to put all of them away.
    GE 36 *MFD
    MFIT-T4 No 106
    Mortgage:
    April: £34.33/£300 wombling: £5.86
    Emergency savings £0/£2000
    Savercard Christmas savings £45
    12/3/17 175lb - 15/3/17 173l
    • tattycath
    • By tattycath 5th Oct 16, 8:47 PM
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    tattycath
    I have put 3 50ps away in last couple of days-think I have about 8 quid now.
    GE 36 *MFD
    MFIT-T4 No 106
    Mortgage:
    April: £34.33/£300 wombling: £5.86
    Emergency savings £0/£2000
    Savercard Christmas savings £45
    12/3/17 175lb - 15/3/17 173l
    • mummytummy
    • By mummytummy 16th Oct 16, 3:09 AM
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    mummytummy
    Emptied my pot today as going on holiday next week, £24 since July 😊
    Thank you Dolly Rocker for keeping this going
    Sealed Pot Challenge No.10 (2017) #11 (My stars from Sue-UU = 20) Save 12K in 2017 #17 £4046 MFiT-T4 #62 (32% saved) 50p Savers 2017 #2 5p Savers 2017 #2 Saving for Xmas 2017 #12 High Street Voucher savings 2017 £1200.00
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 18th Oct 16, 6:10 AM
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    I Love comps
    Another 50 p for me. My total now is £4.50

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    50 p Savers 2016 No #13 Total = £4.50
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Oct 16, 10:55 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    tattycath - me neither! I had 4 stashed & I am down to 2. I am way too poor to be saving them so if they need to get spent they will be.

    mummytummy - Yay! That is fab! Hope you have an amazing holiday.

    I Love comps - Well done, keep at it.

    I had a 0.50p lurking in my purse but spent it this morning as needed to replenish my coffee in work, no way could I live without that.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • LABMUM
    • By LABMUM 18th Oct 16, 3:18 PM
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    LABMUM
    Only 2 50 pences in the tin this week. They have been a bit thin on the ground for me.
    EFC #185 - £510.00/£1000
    £2.00 Savers #95
    50p Savers Club #8
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Oct 16, 3:26 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Same here LABMUM.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 27th Oct 16, 2:01 PM
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    Purplemumof2
    Hi,


    Didn't do too good on this one this year, mainly due to DS dibbing in without asking.


    Please count me in for next year
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: £8150.00 Overdraft: £2750.00


    20p Savers 2017 £2 Savers 2017 50p Savers 2017 SPC 10 2017 #003
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Oct 16, 3:11 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    purplemumfo2 - Me neither but mainly just due to poor budgeting on our part. Dipped in for bus fares, coffees, lunches etc. Determined to do better in 2017.

    New thread will start 1 January 2017 & I cannot wait.

    I have 2 in my purse today ready for the tin.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • tattycath
    • By tattycath 28th Oct 16, 8:14 AM
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    tattycath
    Ive got about a tenners worth now. I've already banked £30 worth this year. Didn't start challenge until May though. So my optomistic target of £100 isn't looking so promising. It will be more like £50 I think.
    GE 36 *MFD
    MFIT-T4 No 106
    Mortgage:
    April: £34.33/£300 wombling: £5.86
    Emergency savings £0/£2000
    Savercard Christmas savings £45
    12/3/17 175lb - 15/3/17 173l
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 30th Oct 16, 2:20 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    It is better than nothing.

    I am just looking forward to saving them in 2017 now.

    Dxxx
    Goals
    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
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