Amazing April's NSD Challenge!

This challenge is about setting yourself a weekly/monthly target of how many No Spend Days you would like to achieve during April. To join, just post your personal target and you are on your way!

Tips for the challenge:
1. Decide on a clear goal weekly or monthly of how many No Spend days you'd like to try and achieve. If you've never done the challenge before, it's really probably better to start with a goal of 10 or (at most) 15.
2. It is fine to exclude necessary expenses eg petrol, groceries, pet food, etc, when it comes to deciding what is and isn't an NSD.
3. It does help to post every time you notch up an NSD, or at least every two or three days ... it's easy to lose track! If you want to keep track of your NSDs in your MSE signature, that can be really motivating too image
4. It also helps to bookmark the thread, it's much easier to find image
5. NSDs are trickier than they seem and easily derailed. It makes the challenge much easier if you notch up as many as you can in the first half of the month.

April

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5 days = image
10 days = image
15 days = image
20 days = image Target reached = image Target beaten = image
In April I am taking a break from buying: Books
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  • cathybird
    cathybird Posts: 13,270 Forumite
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    edited 1 April 2021 at 11:11PM
    April targets
    beanielou 15
    cathybird 15 Couldsavemore 15 darannah GimmeMedals 15 Honeysucklelou2 12 IndiJonesi jammy dodger 15 Jrae24 10 Jrcoal5 12 Karb 15 lindsay54v3 LivingInTheBlack Money Choices MrsBrownBear mummy2threeboys MummyRivett 15 short bird 17 wanttobeasaver 12 welshspendthrift 18
    Newcomers welcome :)
    In April I am taking a break from buying: Books
  • MummyRivett
    MummyRivett Posts: 424 Forumite
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    @cathybird Thank you  :)
    • MSE Forum Achievements:
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    • Current Challenges: No Spend Challenge 2023
    • January NSD: 16/25
  • beanielou
    beanielou Posts: 90,130 Ambassador
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    @cathybird.  Thanks for the shiny new thread :)
    I am a Forum Ambassador and I support the Forum Team on Mortgage Free Wannabe & Local Money Saving Scotland & Disability Money Matters. If you need any help on those boards, do let me know.Please note that Ambassadors are not moderators. Any post you spot in breach of the Forum Rules should be reported via the report button , or by emailing forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. All views are my own & not the official line of Money Saving Expert.

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    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.

    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    ***Keep plodding*** Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
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  • Jrae24
    Jrae24 Posts: 7 Forumite
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    Hello newbie here please fan I start off with 10 days no spend please?? 
    April NSD 15/10
  • cathybird
    cathybird Posts: 13,270 Forumite
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    edited 1 April 2021 at 1:13PM
    April

    Off to a start = image
    5 days = image
    10 days = image
    15 days = image
    20 days = image Target reached = image Target beaten = image
    April targets
    beanielou 15 cathybird 15 Couldsavemore 15 darannah GimmeMedals 15 Honeysucklelou2 12 IndiJonesi jammy dodger 15 Jrae24 10 Jrcoal5 12 Karb 15 lindsay54v3 LivingInTheBlack Money Choices MrsBrownBear mummy2threeboys MummyRivett 15 short bird 17 wanttobeasaver welshspendthrift 18
    Newcomers welcome :)
    In April I am taking a break from buying: Books
  • cathybird
    cathybird Posts: 13,270 Forumite
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    Jrae24 said:
    Hello newbie here please fan I start off with 10 days no spend please?? 
    hi Jrae24 image and welcome image I've added you to the list, best of luck with the challenge! image
    In April I am taking a break from buying: Books
  • Hi, I'm a newbie :) I'm aiming for 15 no spend days in April 🤞
    Saving, one NSD at a time, with a target of 15/30
  • cathybird
    cathybird Posts: 13,270 Forumite
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    hi GimmeMedals image and welcome image You're on the list too, best of luck with the challenge! image
    In April I am taking a break from buying: Books
  • short_bird
    short_bird Posts: 3,667 Forumite
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    Early call day 1, nothing that can't wait till tomorrow!!
    Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings, and call off Christmas.
  • beanielou
    beanielou Posts: 90,130 Ambassador
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    Kicking off with no 1 today.
    Thanks as always cathybird :)
    I am a Forum Ambassador and I support the Forum Team on Mortgage Free Wannabe & Local Money Saving Scotland & Disability Money Matters. If you need any help on those boards, do let me know.Please note that Ambassadors are not moderators. Any post you spot in breach of the Forum Rules should be reported via the report button , or by emailing forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. All views are my own & not the official line of Money Saving Expert.

    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/14.**Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** MFW. Finally mortgage free O2/ 2021****
    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.

    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    ***Keep plodding*** Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
    One debt remaining. Home improvement loan.
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