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    • helejenkins1
    • By helejenkins1 29th Dec 16, 11:03 AM
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    helejenkins1
    The365 Day Penny Challenge
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    • 29th Dec 16, 11:03 AM
    The365 Day Penny Challenge 29th Dec 16 at 11:03 AM
    A friend of mine has just started this challenge on Facebook and I thought it seemed like a fun way of saving.
    I have started this thread to keep me motivated but if anyone wants to join me then please feel free to do so and I will start a challenger list.
    Also if anyone knows of a simular challenge then please point me in the right direction as I have searched and can't seem to find one.
    The idea of the challenge is that
    Day 1- Save 1p
    Day5- Save 5p
    Day 100- Save £1.00
    Day 365 Save £3.65

    By the end of the year you will have saved £667.95.

    I am not going to save in order of the day as it will get quite expensive as the year goes on but will do it according to the loose change I have at the time. I have started a spread sheet and will shade in each amount I have saved.

    Looking forward to meeting fellow money savers
    £10 a day challenge 2017 Jan 2017 £358.80/£310 Feb £285.00/£280.00 March £53.00/£310.00
    £1 per day £89/£365
    Virtual Sealed Pot Challenge #17 £65.77/£200
    365 Day Penny Challenge £180.64/£667.95

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    • lcc86
    • By lcc86 28th Feb 17, 8:31 PM
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    lcc86
    Just wanted to update and say I've been paid and am now up to £49.76. I add each month's payment in when I get paid so that is March covered. I'll add the odd £1 here and there when I can.
    1/12/14 total £9,140 DFD 30/01/17

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5124473 - my DFD
    • abundant1972
    • By abundant1972 1st Mar 17, 11:07 AM
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    abundant1972
    Happy 01st March!!!

    When I started, I used to pay in every day. The novelty wore off haha - and so I've just paid the whole of March in today. I will try and chalk off a few more days in December too if I can.

    Total = £69.41 / £667.95



    ** 0% Debt £1575.00 DFD 30/09/17**
    Follow your heart & be true to yourself always
    Help To Buy ISA = £3400.00. EF = £2800.00/£4500.00
    NST Mar : NSD=10/15. Food = £95.97/£100.00. Spends=£80.80/£100.00
    365 Day 1p Challenge = £76.56/£667.95. £1.00 a Day = £90.00/£365.00
    Meditation = 1/7. Exercise Sessions 0/5. Cash Bonus = £60.00/£399.00
    • takingcontrolatlast
    • By takingcontrolatlast 1st Mar 17, 8:19 PM
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    takingcontrolatlast
    I've ran out of pennies

    I need to route around the house !

    I've put the whole of March's savings off my overdraft in one hit
    Debt 2015 - £35K, Debt 2016 - £32K, Debt 2017 - £31K

    365 day challenge: £20.16/£667.95 - jar
    365 day challenge: £40.95/£667.95 - weekly account

    Overdraft £1700/£1686.12
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 5th Mar 17, 1:58 PM
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    Talia1
    I've been transferring monies when I can since the start of this challenge, thank hj.

    So far up to £90, if possible I would like to save around £1000, but my first target is £667.95, which would be brilliant.

    Good luck to everyone
    £10 a day 2016 August £432.10 Sept £332.51
    Oct £194.45 Nov £319.81 Dec £321.61
    £10 a day 2017 Jan 591.46 Feb £547.92, Mar 0/ £310
    365 Day Penny Challenge £90/£667.95
    • SS6624
    • By SS6624 7th Mar 17, 12:45 PM
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    SS6624
    Been away for a few days but I have managed to tick off another couple off.
    So my update is £69.96!
    Faced my debts in 2012 & 2013 - back on the bandwagon in 2017.
    1 debt V 100 days (part 25) £98.89/ £1,082
    1 debt V 100 days (part 11) £175 / £1158 18%
    1 debt v 100 days (part 10) - £913 / £979 93%
    The 365 Day Penny Challenge £69.96 (loose cash savings)
    • foxyloxy11
    • By foxyloxy11 13th Mar 17, 4:33 PM
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    foxyloxy11
    up to £41.86. nice to see the five pound notes plus change adding up in the jar. I'm saving mine for xmas and as I have most presents for family and friends already will be able to use the money for dd's x 2
    365 day penny challenge - £55.65/£667.95
    £1000 Emergency fund challenge #225 - £205.80/£650 Stage 1
    • RunningKatie
    • By RunningKatie 15th Mar 17, 4:09 PM
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    RunningKatie
    After adding in a few more small amounts I am finally over the £200 mark!! £207.10
    365 day penny challenge - £207.10/£667
    • abundant1972
    • By abundant1972 15th Mar 17, 10:33 PM
    • 1,090 Posts
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    abundant1972
    Hi All,

    Added the a couple of days in December to the pot.

    Total = £76.56 / £667.95

    ** 0% Debt £1575.00 DFD 30/09/17**
    Follow your heart & be true to yourself always
    Help To Buy ISA = £3400.00. EF = £2800.00/£4500.00
    NST Mar : NSD=10/15. Food = £95.97/£100.00. Spends=£80.80/£100.00
    365 Day 1p Challenge = £76.56/£667.95. £1.00 a Day = £90.00/£365.00
    Meditation = 1/7. Exercise Sessions 0/5. Cash Bonus = £60.00/£399.00
    • IrishRose12
    • By IrishRose12 17th Mar 17, 4:24 PM
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    IrishRose12
    I'm still picking random amounts out of a hat to put into my jar. AM currently at £79.35
    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
    • mrshubbard
    • By mrshubbard 17th Mar 17, 4:42 PM
    • 138 Posts
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    mrshubbard
    I'm still playing catch up after missing some days. Will have to tally up and see what I've got altogether. Have been cutting back on spending so not as much change each week to put in
    1 debt vs 100 days -£120/£2681.13
    365 day penny challenge - £43.57/£667.95
    MSE action a week challenge 6/52
    NST - 2/15 NSDs £116.68/£200 food budget £4.50/£20 spends
    Debts - CC1-£2625.49 £2413.45 CC2-£4415.13 CC3-£10,326£10,155.85
    • claremylove
    • By claremylove 17th Mar 17, 7:27 PM
    • 103 Posts
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    claremylove
    Can I have a number please? I've been doing this challenge since December so have quite a bit saved already as I'm working backwards (biggest amounts first) with odd amounts being ticked off the list as and when I get some change.
    *Proud to be dealing with my debts*
    £2 saving club 2017 #28 £62 (2014 £176; 2015 £568; 2016 £604)
    Saving for Xmas 2017 #80 121/365
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