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Challenges 2015 - please read for a list of challenges

Tixy Posts: 31,455 Forumite
edited 10 June 2015 at 1:00PM in Debt-free wannabe challenges
January note - Looking for inspiration? - check out this thread to see how much DFWs paid off their debts in 2014 - How much did we pay off in 2014?

Hello All

This is a list of challenges that will hopefully motivate you on your debt free journey or help you with your money saving goals.

This list was originally complied by Marru as a handy reference for finding challenges and if you are looking for inspiration.


This is a list of the current challenges. Please feel free to join in with any you think will help you on your debt free journey, all are open challenges so you don't need to wait to be invited!!

Spending less
2015 Frugal Living Challenge
The Completely Crazy 2015 Clothes Challenge
Storecupboard challenge
The 'Gone Racing' Jolly June NSD Challenge at Royal Ascot
NST June – Just Keep Jousting!
April 2015 Grocery Challenge
No More Buying Books Until I've Read the Ones I've Already Bought
No More Buying DVDs Until I Have Watched the Ones I Already Own
stash busting - I will use my mountains b4 buying more! (crafting stash)
June's 'Take Your Lunch To Work' Challenge

"Sealed Pot Challenge" ~ 8
Virtual Sealed Pot 2014 and Virtual Sealed Pot 2014 - Take 2!
£2.00 Savers Club 2015
The 50p Savers Thread for 2015
20p Savers Club 2015
Saving for Xmas 2015! A pound a day :-) (new £365 in 365 days)
How much can you save
52 Week Money Challenge
The 'Save 12k in 2014' Thread!
Baby Fund Challenge
Build Your Savings Challenge
Weekly Savings Challenge 2015
The £1,000 emergency fund challenge.
The "Save 12k in 2015' Thread!

Paying off debt
Pay ALL your debt off by Xmas 2015!
Payment A Day Chapter 16
1 debt vs 100 days part 19 (May - Aug 15)
The Mortgage Free in Three - Take 3 challenge (MFiT-T3) (Dec12 - Dec15)
2015 mfw (mortgage free wannabe)
Debt Free in 2015 - Who's with me?!?!?!?
Debt free by Christmas 2015
The 'Extra Payment Every Week' Thread 2015
The 1% Challenge - 100 ways to make your 1%

Earning more
Make £10 a day challenge June 2015 ~ Everybody welcome
Make £10 a day April 2015 challenge
Roadkill Rebels 2015 Challenge
The £2014 in 2014 challenge
£2015 in 2015
EagerLearner's Guide to Free Daily Cashback - Part Trois! (daily clicks challenge)
Swagbucking into 2015
The Make Money For Christmas Challenge
Appy Petty Cash Challenge
eBay listing challenge
2015: Sell £1000

Money neutral
Thrifty Gifty Santas Challenge 2014
Soulie's 15 projects in 2015

Lose weight
The Ultimate Biggest Losers - counting the pennies, losing the pounds
Lose Weight 36
Weight Loss the Old Style Way! Part 9.

The Giving Up/ Cutting Down alcohol support thread - number 13
The 101 in 1001 Project - What would you like to achieve?
Frugal Frump to Fab - 2015

I will try to update the list monthly but as before if you could post any links to new challenges that will be useful.
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