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The £1,000 emergency fund challenge.

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  • Dolly_RockerDolly_Rocker Forumite
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    Well done to all you emergency funders!

    I still have £0.00 so you are all doing way better than me!

    Will be end of each month when I add mine in more than likely.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 £12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund £3,200.00
    Goal Weight by December 2020 11lbs/91lbs
    I have 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for £100 to switch accounts, link in 1-2 working days
  • Dolly_RockerDolly_Rocker Forumite
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    Ninth Anniversary 1,000 Posts I've been Money Tipped! Debt-free and Proud!
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    Anyone else wondering what on earth is goin on with the signatures?!?!

    They have gone a bit crazy!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 £12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund £3,200.00
    Goal Weight by December 2020 11lbs/91lbs
    I have 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for £100 to switch accounts, link in 1-2 working days
  • DreamerHelenDreamerHelen Forumite
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    Thanks for the lovely Welcome Eyebright....£100 saving is great!! I'll be ecstatic when I get to my first £100....


    Put another £2.32 in the Emergency Fund Account tonight...feels really good to do this Positive thing... :D
    Committed To Paying Off My Debts AND Saving
    3-6 Month Emergency Fund #1 £0/£6000
    General £1000 Emergency Fund #13 £0/£1000
    Saving For Christmas 2018 £1 per day #13 £0/£500
    MSE Sealed Pot Challenge #089 - £276.70 Banked For 2017/2018 - Stars from SueUU x25 :staradmin
  • I have bit the bullet and transferred £10 into my emergency fund yay not zero anymore ... What emergency am I ready for with £10 in the kitty I wonder :)
    Weightloss -36.5lb/64lb.
    Christmas savings £200/£800.
    Hol savings £300 /£500.
    Birthday savings £50 /£100.
    100 days #20 Credit union £40/£1150
  • EyebrightEyebright Forumite
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    I know it's really odd but I always feel really guilty saving money whilst having so much debt but I do know emergency funds are totally essential to getting debt free .. and stopping the cycle.

    I know what you mean, but I know without doubt that I will only end up adding to my debts before they are paid off if I don't have something in place!

    Dolly, I probably won't be able to add anything more to mine until payday (24th this month) either. Anything spare left at the moment has to go on Christmas presents as I need to have mine sorted by the 14th November as that is when I'm going home to see my family! I have a big family too :o

    Well done everyone, every penny counts! Just think that every £10 you add is another 1% closer to the final amount! :D
    POAYDBX 2020 #? 20/4000
    1 debt vs 100 days #14 20/1000
    Saving for Christmas 2020 50/500
    EF Saving 285/500
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  • patman99patman99 Forumite
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    Everyone is welcome here.
    Having an emergency fund inplace whilst still having debt is not as crazy as it appears aloofdragon. If you have a kitchen appliance pack up and need to replace it, you can pay in cash rather than having to increase your debt load with a loan or by adding it to your credit card.

    Might struggle to add much over the next few weeks as car tax is due end Nov. (luckily it is only about £120 for the year).

    * I also noticed the signatures have gone a bit awry.
    Never Knowingly Understood.

    Member #1 of £1,000 challenge - £13.74/ £1000 (that's 1.374%)


    3-6 month EF £0/£3600 (that's 0 days worth)


  • EyebrightEyebright Forumite
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    Yeah, what's going on with the siggy's???! :eek:
    POAYDBX 2020 #? 20/4000
    1 debt vs 100 days #14 20/1000
    Saving for Christmas 2020 50/500
    EF Saving 285/500
  • patman99patman99 Forumite
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    Right, I have just gone to 'User CP' and clicked on 'EDit signature'. All looked as it should, so I saved it and hey presto. Signature is back as it should be.
    Never Knowingly Understood.

    Member #1 of £1,000 challenge - £13.74/ £1000 (that's 1.374%)


    3-6 month EF £0/£3600 (that's 0 days worth)


  • Thanks patman, just done the same and it worked!
    £10 a day extra in May '18[B]£35/310[
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 £500/£2500 = 20%
    You can find my diary here:http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5189836:beer:
  • Dolly_RockerDolly_Rocker Forumite
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    I am hoping to have even a couple of spare ££'s left at the end of the month to put into my emergency fund, every little helps right!!

    I have debt aswell its seems to go u p & down with me.

    Determined that it will be all gone forever next year at some stage.

    I am gonna just hang about the DFW boards though everyone in here is lovely I sometime hate venturing onto the other parts of this forum LOL

    Havent had many bad experiences myself but defo have seen other people have them!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 £12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
    My Home Fund £3,200.00
    Goal Weight by December 2020 11lbs/91lbs
    I have 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for £100 to switch accounts, link in 1-2 working days
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