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    • MSE Archna
    • By MSE Archna 14th Sep 10, 2:51 PM
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    MSE Archna
    New Demo ho-ho tivator tool!
    • #1
    • 14th Sep 10, 2:51 PM
    New Demo ho-ho tivator tool! 14th Sep 10 at 2:51 PM
    Welcome to the discussion link

    The tool's job is to show you how little savings add up for Christmas.

    Do let us & other MoneySavers know what you think - and how much you can save by clicking reply
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    • scottishlass
    • By scottishlass 15th Sep 10, 9:29 AM
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    I like it - although the every work day not rounding down is slightly annoying (70.70 at a 1 a day) but other than that quite a handy little tool.
    • terryf
    • By terryf 15th Sep 10, 10:14 AM
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    I couldn't find the printed tool that was promised in today's email. Anyone give me a link, please.
    • DUKE
    • By DUKE 15th Sep 10, 10:42 AM
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    I don't do non essentials, unfortunately my husband does. We'd save 14 (52 yearly) by Crimbo if he didn't insist on having that non essential TV mag.
    Thanks everyone!
    • chelbo1239
    • By chelbo1239 15th Sep 10, 12:21 PM
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    If me and my Fiance give up our Revels and M&M's, we'd save....


    (Not to mention saving the calories!)
  • toontron
    Oh dear. I gave up buying fags on Sunday, so put in my 40 a day and discovered that by Christmas I will have saved 1,206. I am truely ashamed
    January GC: 64.81/80.00
    February GC: 24.6080.00
    • swampduck
    • By swampduck 15th Sep 10, 2:26 PM
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    If I didnt buy our cheap!! TV book I'd save 7quid by Crimbo! It would buy a tin of biccies though.......!!

    Expect the worst, hope for the best, and take what comes!!
    • swampduck
    • By swampduck 15th Sep 10, 2:38 PM
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    That's it...absolutely no more lunches out at work for me! *Feverishly plots route to avoid Greggs*
    Originally posted by barbiedoll
    You could join our monthly challenge for not buying lunches - it is so motivating and even if you fail by one or two lunches the incentive is still there!!

    I'm not techie minded enough to add a link - can anyone help? Its Scrumptious September.......

    Last edited by swampduck; 15-09-2010 at 2:46 PM.
    Expect the worst, hope for the best, and take what comes!!
    • Rocketsue
    • By Rocketsue 15th Sep 10, 2:51 PM
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    It's great! Only tested it on my TV Mag (not alone in this one it seems!) but would save 8 by Christmas!
  • tillytat
    Surprised how much I could save and never really thought about it before. Do agree with the 'every two weeks' and 'every month' though.
  • beadle2
    great easy to use will be saving 1 a day from today
    • aceplay
    • By aceplay 26th Sep 10, 5:15 PM
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    It is so easy to use and makes you realise how much you do spend on non essentials.
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    • GetRealBabe
    • By GetRealBabe 26th Sep 10, 6:14 PM
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    Easy to use.

    I'm going to have to re-think my Sunday paper buying. I could save 50.00 by Christmas.

    Again, two weeks and monthly would be useful.
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 014-Finally got a signature.

    • Loughton Monkey
    • By Loughton Monkey 27th Sep 10, 1:55 AM
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    Loughton Monkey
    It works well.

    I'm paying 5 a week into a Christmas Club, and I was amazed to find that I could save 62 by Christmas if I stop paying it.
  • ding is back
    oo er matron...
    works fine for me, FF 3.6

    Condoms 707.00 2,500.00
    Smack 1,515.00 5,475.00
    Mince Pies 53.03 187.50

    Originally posted by Eric Pisch
    I too did the usual "sex and beer" version.... and it is funny...


    Your first two "savings" taken in conjunction with your location are a bit worrying...


    Does that bring on the munchies for number three???
    • vinh1000
    • By vinh1000 3rd Nov 10, 6:40 PM
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    very useful thanks
  • Mrswood1987
    Definitely time to kick the fags. 317 can be put towards Christmas. That will pay pretty much all of the presents
    I keep saying I will get on top of all things financial. Now the biggest expense of my life is out of the way ( got married 26.08.12 ) I can focus on saving those pennies. 2013 will be my richest year yet
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