What Small Things Will You Do This Week? 21st November 2022

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When we start on the DFW trail we do loads of "big stuff" that makes quite a difference to our situation. These include having our lightbulb moment, cutting up the credit cards, and cancelling Sky and the gym.

But once we have done the bigger stuff, we often feel that we are not making the same amount of progress, when in fact the small steps are helping us form good financial habits and helping us get closer every day to staying in control and becoming debt free, or staying debt free. 

Examples could be hanging washing out instead of using the tumble dryer or leaving your purse/wallet at home to avoid the risk of spending.   
So be proud of those small steps, they really are important 😀
Starting again..

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  • edited 21 November 2022 at 1:04PM
    twiggy86twiggy86 Forumite
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    edited 21 November 2022 at 1:04PM
    Morning all! 

    Sorry I was awol last week!!! 

    Today I have/will:
    • Check banks
    • Reset password so I can get back into Shopp*x
    • Snap receipts
    • Make lunch to take to work
    • Drive on eco mode (didn't have to drop OH off either!)
    • Update spreadsheet 
    • Shuffle money around
    • Order new bank card - appears I've lost mine as it hasn't turned up (I had frozen it)
    • Claim small amount from TCB
    • Work on OH's xmas present at lunch 
    • Find some free patterns for things I have planned 
    • Print patterns at work 
    • Shop at L*dl as I have a voucher 
    • Dinner from stores
    • Turn oven off at wall when finished 
    • Work on another xmas present 
    That's everything I can think of for now. I hope everyone has a good start to the week.
    Twigs 
    Starting again..
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    Today I have/will:

    1.  Checked online banking
    2.  Been to Morrisons to buy cat treats
    3.  Meals from stores
    4.  Duolingo
    5.  Update signature
    6.  Read a free book
    7.  Surveys/Consumer pulse/Pick my postcode


    Tesco: £1049.60, Vanquis: £2181.01, Very: £521.92, Next: £1525.54, M&S: £2030.47. As of 2nd January 2023
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    Today I have/will:

    1.  Checked online banking
    2.  NSD
    3.  Paid £30 extra off M&S credit card
    4.  Duolingo
    5.  Surveys
    6.  Set a budget for tomorrow (pip received)
    7.  Meals from stores
    8.  Research the cheapest place for a book that my brother wants for Christmas


    Tesco: £1049.60, Vanquis: £2181.01, Very: £521.92, Next: £1525.54, M&S: £2030.47. As of 2nd January 2023
  • twiggy86twiggy86 Forumite
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    Afternoon all.

    Today I have/will:
    • Check banks
    • Drive on eco mode 
    • Update spreadsheet 
    • Snap receipt
    • Order new bank card - I wanted to have one last look for mine as they charge £5 for a new one!!!
    • Work on OH's xmas present at lunch 
    • Charge watch at work 
    • Write small shopping list 
    • Shop at L*dl as I have a voucher 
    • Dinner from stores
    • Turn oven off at wall when finished 
    • Work on another xmas present  
    That's everything I can think of for now. I hope everyone has a good day. 
    Twigs 
    Starting again..
  • Bagpuss741Bagpuss741 Forumite
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    Today I have/will:

    1.  Checked online banking
    2.  Been to Tesco for cat food and earned Clubcard points (I have £12 of points so far)
    3.  Duolingo
    4.  Meals from stores
    5.  Surveys
    6.  Read a free book
    7.  Paid bills that needed paying today
    Tesco: £1049.60, Vanquis: £2181.01, Very: £521.92, Next: £1525.54, M&S: £2030.47. As of 2nd January 2023
  • twiggy86twiggy86 Forumite
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    Afternoon all.

    Today I have/will:
    • Check banks
    • Drive on eco mode 
    • Update spreadsheet 
    • Snap receipt
    • Work on OH's xmas present at lunch 
    • Dinner from stores
    • Turn oven off at wall when finished 
    • Work on another xmas present 
    • Park for free at netball
    That's everything I can think of for now. I hope everyone has a good day. 
    Twigs 
    Starting again..
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