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The £1,000 emergency fund challenge.

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  • chrisfreelander54chrisfreelander54 Forumite
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    Well i have been paid this morning, and as all the bills have either been budgeted for or paid already, then this means I have another £200 to add to the EF. :j

    EF now @ £600. :D
    YNAB is my new best friend. :)
  • MrsSaveMrsSave Forumite
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    Hi, can I join please? I currently have £151 in my emergency fund account. Aiming to put in £50 a month, and if there is any money left over from wages (varies each month), will add a little extra!
    Finally debt free (other than the mortgage) - 05/02/18 :j
    Check out my debt free diary 'Mrs S.....life after debt' below:
  • Calling14Calling14 Forumite
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    Eyebright wrote: »
    Yay! Off to a great start Calling! Bet you will soon overtake me :D

    Not a chance focused on clearing some of my debt by xmas :j
    plus need to buy xmas pressies :eek:

    Keep plodding away guys :T
    LBM 13039 1.1.13 Now £0 Finally Debt Free

    [/COLOR][/COLOR]PAYDBX 2020 #16 £2600/£2600
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  • rosiebenrosieben Forumite
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    Please can I join this challenge?

    I've always hung out on the OS board but followed a link here and discovered some great threads and inspirational diaries


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    ... don't throw the string away. You always need string! :D

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  • peony40peony40 Forumite
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    Hello,

    I'd like to join you all, if possible?

    At the moment we no longer have an emergency fund, and this makes me feel very uneasy.

    It will take a while for me to get up to a £1000 especially since I had to give up work over three years ago due to health issues. But anything in the pot will be good!
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  • Popping another £12 into mine today so now have an amazeballs £22 just incase money x Have a lovely Friday all x
    Weightloss -36.5lb/64lb.
    Christmas savings £200/£800.
    Hol savings £300 /£500.
    Birthday savings £50 /£100.
    100 days #20 Credit union £40/£1150
  • NintudNintud Forumite
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    I've taken out the cash for new ceiling and skip hire (ouch!) so can 'proudly' announce that my emergency fund now stands at £8.87 :rotfl:

    Best start building it back up again before the next emergency hits.
    MBNA 0/2320. Sant 0/5115 Windows: 186/2050 GC 0/170
    0/21lb for :happylove. £ Per day 31/365. Emergency Fund #7: 650/1000
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    What matters is how we live and love and how we spend our dash. (L Ellis)
  • DreamerHelenDreamerHelen Forumite
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    Apologies for not replying before now Eyebright....thank you for your encouragement....I'm really pleased to have a little money saved up.....feels really good!! :)


    How is everyone getting on with their Emergency Fund?


    I'm up to £17 and some change.....so I'm really pleased with that...Hopefully can put a little extra in next Week... :D
    Committed To Paying Off My Debts AND Saving
    3-6 Month Emergency Fund #1 £0/£6000
    General £1000 Emergency Fund #13 £0/£1000
    Saving For Christmas 2018 £1 per day #13 £0/£500
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  • NintudNintud Forumite
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    :mad: the next emergency has hit.

    Pulling down the ceiling revealed that it wasn't just the shower grout letting out water. The toilet also has a leak (not soil pipe thankfully). En suite toilet is now out of use until I can afford a plumber to take the toilet out, check where leak is coming from and fix (May just require a seal redoing).

    It never just rains here :(

    This is why we all need an emergency fund folks!!
    MBNA 0/2320. Sant 0/5115 Windows: 186/2050 GC 0/170
    0/21lb for :happylove. £ Per day 31/365. Emergency Fund #7: 650/1000
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    What matters is how we live and love and how we spend our dash. (L Ellis)
  • patman99patman99 Forumite
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    WElcome to our 3 newest mambers.

    Transferred £3.74 across thanks to selling a game on ebay.
    Never Knowingly Understood.

    Member #1 of £1,000 challenge - £13.74/ £1000 (that's 1.374%)


    3-6 month EF £0/£3600 (that's 0 days worth)


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