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Fabulous February's No-Spend Day Challenge!



  • cathybird
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    Well done Caeraugirl, MrsCautious, Nervous1234, LittleMissDetermined, short bird, Geriatricmum, Flying By, beanie and ilovetea imageimageimage
  • HotDog2020
    HotDog2020 Posts: 846 Forumite
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    Hi @Cathybird, I think I will go for 14 for March please, thanks.
    July's Missions:-

    Mission 1 - NS days aim 15/31 actual 12/31 Current Month July (June 10/15 Target not reached, lets try July🏋️♀️).

    Mission 2 - Find a new job pronto!
  • Makingabobor2
    Makingabobor2 Posts: 3,075 Forumite
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    An NSD for yesterday please. 

    Will go for 15 again in March please
    Making the debt go down and savings go up

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Now £32,466

    Mortgage July'24 £15,100 Officially ends 06/26 but plan to be MF sooner
    Total OPs 2022 - £240   2023 - £1766
    OPs so far in 2024 £1008.00


    EF #68  £290/£1000
    1p a Day '24 #12  £106.49/£667.  SPC '24 #41 £20.46
    Christmas '24 £15 
    Make £5 a day July £65.04/£155      
    NSDs July 7/15

    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-d£own-the-savings-up

  • keggie
    keggie Posts: 344 Forumite
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    Fell off the wagon so to say this weekend and spent freely - a day in town including drinks, lunch, cake and a fancy meal in the evening. Then Sunday drinks just to celebrate a month of frugality 🤔
    Starting my new pay month with a reset - will try for 18 up until my next pay check!
    March 0/18
    GC 2024 £1445.91/£3000
    GC July 24 £0/£250
    #16 XMAS 2024 £300:£366
    Surveys £32.05
  • laura_lau
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    Saturday wasn't a NSD as I went to a yarn festival with a friend. I had set aside some money for it, but I ended up spending quite a bit more than that.

    Yesterday and today I have 2 NSD's, however! 

    For March I think I'm going to aim for 16, as I have a weekend away planned, seeing friends in 2 of the other weekends, and wanted to do a bit of celebration for Easter as Stepson is coming to visit :) so I might struggle to do more than 16, and if I'm not careful I might not even reach 16, but I have to try! Thank you @cathybird
    My debt free journey starts on 30/08/2023:

    CC1 - 5,151.92 now 4,552.79
    CC2 - 4,625.87 now 4,433.39
    CC3 - 4,166.15 now 4,701.81
    Current outstanding total: 13,687.99

    Aiming to be debt free by Dec 2026.

    May 2024 No-Spend Day Challenge - 13/17
    NST May 2024 - 
    #21 1p savings challenge 2024 £288.11/£671.61
  • beanielou
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  • LittleMissDetermined
    Not one for me today, I had an appointment at lunch so had to pay £2 for the car park...

    Can I aim for 17 in March please? It's my birthday month so there will be a fair few plans :D 
    LMD x
    Life gets in the way...PADding is addictive...Saving's better than spending...
    2024 1p challenge #11 | Cash envelope challenge #01 | SPC #017
    Sealed pot 2024 £3975 | EF £1000/£1000 | Sabbatical £1390/£3000 | Holiday spends £1520 | General Saver £750
  • MrsCautious
    MrsCautious Posts: 1,621 Forumite
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    edited 26 February at 6:11PM
    **Unintended spend day klaxon** 
    I will be more organised tomorrow and Thursday to reach my target...I hope :) 
    15 days target for me next month, thanks so much @cathybird
  • Nervous1234
    Nervous1234 Posts: 77 Forumite
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    Aiming for a no spend day today but I’m travelling for work and really want some chocolate - just wondering what I can get away with on expenses 😂 good luck everyone 
    Aim to pay off £13,000 by December 2024
    £1,208.22/£23,059 #26 
    Pay All Your Debt Off By Christmas 2024
    2024 £1 a day savings challenge - £98.43 2024 52 week challenge - £120.37
    22/20 February No Spend Days 20 Target 20/23 March No Spend Days 23 Target 7/22 April No Spend Days 22 Target (excludes direct debits, standing orders, debt and savings payments)

  • Couldsavemore
    Couldsavemore Posts: 495 Forumite
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    Finally, an NSD.. am up to 13 now.

    Come of unexpected spends at the week end.

    @Laura lau
    So jealous. A yarn festival sounds great. I do the same at the Knitting and Sewing show..

    Could you put me down for 16.. 

    # 36 1p challenge 2024 - £536.60

    #13 POYD by Christmas 24  £2875 / 8138
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