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The "Save 12k in 2019" Thread

edited 1 March 2019 at 8:04PM in Savings & Investments
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  • My January total is £953.17 (form submitted).

    I don't think I'll be able to save quite so much over the next couple of months but after that I should be able to build up more.
  • SmegasaurusSmegasaurus Forumite
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    So pleased with everyone's savings in Jan!
    12K in 2019 Challenge #105 = £5608.01/£10,000 = 56%
  • Only saved £45.91 this month :o January was a big spend month and to be honest a bit of a break from the intense amount of saving I did in the second half of 2018!

    Onwards and upwards - I'm planning for a much better figure to report at the end of February
    Save 12K 2019 #37 - £3,512.97 / £6,000 (July)
    [STRIKE]Save 12K 2018 #113 £7,755.49 / £7,500 [/STRIKE] [STRIKE]Save £12k 2017 #186 £8,507.30 / £10,000[/STRIKE]
  • geoffers4geoffers4 Forumite
    199 posts
    Seventh Anniversary 100 Posts Name Dropper Mortgage-free Glee!
    Some stonking savings being reported this month - well done everyone!

    After last month's shock to the finances, we've had a much more straight-forward January with the usual post-xmas bills to pay off. There was also a works night out, which could have been costly but in the end cost a measly £5.80 as it was Happy Hour plus half-price meals for January! So reporting £1878.65 for January - just about on-track after month1.
    No. 2 in Save 12k in 2017-2018-2019-2020
    No.22 in Save 12k in 2016
    No.30 in Save 12k in 2015
    No. 6 in Save 12k in 2014
    No.193(!) in Save 12k in 2013
  • Well, despite a completely unnecessary and OTT purchase (new MacBook for £4k! :eek: ) I have managed to save £1189.43 this month. Doing pretty good so far.

    I had to sell a lot of stuff to offset the purchase, so I won't be making £5k again in a month any time soon.
    Save £12k in 2019 #60 - £1189.43 / £12,000 (9.91%)
  • Another year, another savings thread! Great to see loads of people starting, hopefully we keep you all to the end!

    My january savings is totalled at £1544.13

    Lets keep this going!
    Save £12k in 2020 = £4,074.62/£15,000 (27.2%) #89
    Save £12k in 2019 = £13,580.52/£15,000 (90.5%) #92
    Save £12k in 2018 = £17,189.12/£15,000 (115%) #36
  • Suffolk_lassSuffolk_lass Forumite
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    Some very impressive opening month figures! Well done everyone!

    Save £12k in 2020 - #20 £2161.30/£5k 28.72% after Apr
    OS Grocery Challenge 2020 target £863.93/£3k 28.8% so far at end of April
    Mortgage Free Wannabes 2020 #37 £7,678.12/£15,000 51.9%
    MFIT T5 No 2 £50,483/£59,998 or 84.14% paid after Q5
    My Debt Free Diary is [URL="http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php? t=5593594"]here[/URL]
  • edited 1 February 2019 at 10:21PM
    TiglathTiglath Forumite
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    edited 1 February 2019 at 10:21PM
    Declaring January's figure as £3701.08. Could've done better on home food prep; started off well with homemade quiche and ended up with EAT and Pret because of lack of time - oh well.
    "Save £12k in 2019" #120 - £100,699.57/£100,000
  • letThemPlayletThemPlay Forumite
    92 posts
    Fifth Anniversary Combo Breaker
    February is already off to a good start, retrieved a £50 rebate this morning that has gone straight into savings.

    Keep up the good work everyone.
    # 047 'Save 12K in 2019' - £6,346.86 / £12,000 55.89%
    # 074 'Save 12K in 2015' - £4,379.25 / £4,000 109.48%
  • webjavedwebjaved Forumite
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    Well done to everyone that has saved, it does not matter that you've not reached the intended target, the good news is that you are saving something, whether that's £10 or £500 - you are saving. Be positive and have a mindset that you need to save as much as you can, even if it's a £1 here and there it will total up, it's going to be a long 12 months, well make that 11 now, so there will be some highs and lows. Let's encourage each other to save.

    Well done everyone. Keep up the savings!
    Save £12k in 2019 #154 - £14,826.60/£12k
    Save £15k in 2020 #128 - £1250/£15k
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