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    • Ellieseleven
    • By Ellieseleven 26th Nov 16, 8:13 AM
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    Ellieseleven
    Saving for Xmas 2017 - A pound a day
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    • 26th Nov 16, 8:13 AM
    Saving for Xmas 2017 - A pound a day 26th Nov 16 at 8:13 AM
    This is the saving for Christmas 2017 - A pound a day challenge



    Back by popular demand


    The Aim: To save a £1 a day from 1st December 2016 to 30th November 2017. How you save your £1 doesn't really matter, whether it be a £1 in a tin, an on-line account or anywhere else that suits you.


    We will open our tins or have access to our accounts on 1st December 2017 and declare out total amounts saved


    Then it's spend, spend, spend for Xmas 2017 on whatever you like.


    I've had great success for the last 3 years and use a sealed tin. For 2016 I saved £2 each day instead of £1 and this really does take a lot of the stress out of Christmas, also, I have a great time counting out all my £1 coins at the end.


    You soon get into the habit of putting a £1 a day away and just think this time next year you will have a healthy chunk of money towards the expense of Christmas


    If you would like to join in pop your name down and I will allocate a number for you.


    So come on everyone, decide on where you are going to keep your pounds and let's get saving!


    Happy Savings Happy Xmas Happy New Year
    Debt Free 1st March 2017
    Saving for Xmas 2017 #1 £184/ £732
    DFBXMAS 2017 #18 £1978/1,978 100%
    EF #142 - 390/1000
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    • IrishRose12
    • By IrishRose12 17th Mar 17, 4:27 PM
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    IrishRose12
    #66 checking in with £110/£365
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2017 #57 £504.68/£1,500

    £1 a day challenge 2017 #66 - £110/ £365


    The 365 Day Penny Challenge #2 - £99.35/£650
    • chocoholicqueen
    • By chocoholicqueen 17th Mar 17, 8:38 PM
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    chocoholicqueen
    Another £45 transferred over, bringing my total to
    #18 £180/£520.
    Emergency Fund £50/£500
    £365 in 365 Days #18 £180/£520
    £2.00 Savers Club 2017 #11 £146/£300
    Debt free by Xmas 2017 #30 £2101/£6000
    • MrsShazbat
    • By MrsShazbat 17th Mar 17, 9:24 PM
    • 371 Posts
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    MrsShazbat
    Love February-March as it's such a short gap between paydays and I barely touched my overdraft!!

    Anyway, it's payday today so another £31 transferred over and I'm over the first £100 mark

    #8 £124 / £365
    PAYDBX 2017 #71 £440.89 / £3053.49 * Xmas 2017 #8 £124 / £365 * (2016 £424.32 / £366)
    * SPCNo.10 #66 (SPCNo.9 £442.64 inc Quidco to 2/11/16 £138.92 *
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 21st Mar 17, 2:22 AM
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    Westie983
    Added to the pot

    £18.65 - Quidco
    £10.00 - Top CashBack

    This rounds me up

    Westie983
    Last edited by Westie983; 21-03-2017 at 10:24 PM.
    Save 12k in 2017 #16 Total £7725/£12000 64.37%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (£252) +£148/£500 = 80.00% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 £1 a Day #6 Total £100.00/£365 = 27.39%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total £450/£1000 = 45.00%
    £2 Savers Club 2017 #3 Total (£1450)+£50/£2000 = 75.00%
    Total £10175.00/£15865 = 64.13%


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    • Wentthedaywell?
    • By Wentthedaywell? 21st Mar 17, 6:03 PM
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    Wentthedaywell?
    £30 for me, thank you!
    Save £13k in 2017 #12: £10,000. Jan-March £1900
    £365 in 365 days 2017 #2
    Save £10,000 p.a, 2013-17: 2013 £11,500, 2014 £10,000, 2015 £6,500, 2016 £14,000
    • roxy7699
    • By roxy7699 23rd Mar 17, 9:38 PM
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    roxy7699
    number 47 checking in £112/£365

    Thanks
    £2017 in £2017 = £79.20 £2016 in 2016 = £275.28
    £1 a day for xmas - #47 - £112/£365
    Pay debt by xmas 2017 #24 - £500.22/£8276.56
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