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Saving for Xmas 2017 - A pound a day



  • Ellieseleven
    Hello everyone,

    I've had an enjoyable hour or so counting my £££'s and I'm quite happy with the £740 I've saved this year.

    I've already bought the majority of my presents so most of this money will be tucked away and the remainder will help towards groceries etc. over the festive period.

    I hope you have all enjoyed this challenge and have found that saving little and often has really helped towards the cost of Christmas.
    We've all done amazingly well, here's to the next one...keep an eye out for the new thread coming shortly for 2018:)

    All totals updated where requested.

    Ellie xx
  • Lady-T
    Lady-T Posts: 57 Forumite
    First Post First Anniversary Combo Breaker Xmas Saver!
    Hi guys

    Its pay day and I've made my final payment making my grand total £400 . I'm so so happy to be in this position.

    Thank you so much for arranging this and I will definitely be in for 2018.

    Well done everyone.
    Saving for Xmas 2020 #7: £250/£600
  • rockabillygirl
    Hello everyone,
    My total for the year is £365.00.
    Would love to join the 2017/18 challenge please.
    A huge well done to everyone x
    It will all be ok in the end - if it's not ok, then it's not the end!
    Saving for Christmas 2019 #27 total £62.00
    Sealed pot challenge 12 #32 total £67.50
    Mortgage paid off.
  • determined_new_ms
    I haven't posted for several months but have each month made the deposit. I started buying gifts a few months ago but had I not I would have had £365 in there :)

    Very happy with this easy way to spread xmas. Will definitely do it next year :)
    DF as at 30/12/16
    Womblng 2020:
    NSD Jan 2/18 YTD: 2
  • Ellieseleven
    Hello everyone,

    Very well done to all of us on a very successful challenge this year!!

    If you would like to continue and join us for 2018 pop over to our new challenge. Put your name on the thread and let me know your target for the year and I will add you.


    If you have joined in this year and would like to keep your member number, let me know otherwise I will just allocate numbers as everyone joins:)

    Ellie x
  • triple_choc_chip
    I'm still waiting on my Bts points but I've run out of time in this challenge, never mind, hopefully I'll get them in time for Xmas.
    Final scores on the doors: (drum roll)

    #3 £594/£650

    That's plenty I think. See you on the other side :snow_laug
    Debt Free 🍾 since 6.8.13 £31,997
    Saving for🎄Xmas ☃️ 🎁 2024 £145/£365 40%
    6 mth 🆘 fund £6k
    Mortgage offset fund £8.5k/£61.4k
    It turns out the answer to my problems wasn’t at the bottom of this tub of ice-cream, 🍨 but the important thing is that I tried...
  • crazy_cat_lady
    I'm in again for next year definitely. I saved £472 this year which has been a massive help.
  • LuckyPenny
    LuckyPenny Posts: 1,267 Forumite
    First Anniversary First Post Name Dropper Xmas Saver!
    Hi all
    Emptied by money pot and paid the money into the bank today. Even though I didn't save the full amount £120 takes the pressure off. #11 £120/365
    Definitely want to sign up for 2018. Thanks for the thread and Happy Christmas.

    Competition wins £13,999.82 [\COLOR]
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