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    • ChloeWhite
    • By ChloeWhite 10th Dec 18, 1:59 PM
    • 3 Posts
    • 20 Thanks
    ChloeWhite
    HI,

    Please can i join this? i'm going to start small with 3000, as i would like to save this on top of my regular monthly savings.
    Going to try and save this by using cashback sites/ebay and finding other ways of making extra. Hopefully, i'll also be able to cut down monthly spending to help save a little extra as well.

    Looking forward to saving and making a change
    • RebeccaAnn
    • By RebeccaAnn 10th Dec 18, 2:36 PM
    • 70 Posts
    • 666 Thanks
    RebeccaAnn
    Can I join please. Going to aim for 16k
    • Merlin's Beard
    • By Merlin's Beard 10th Dec 18, 5:48 PM
    • 242 Posts
    • 2,023 Thanks
    Merlin's Beard
    Can I aim for 10k again, please?
    • Novice investor101
    • By Novice investor101 10th Dec 18, 5:52 PM
    • 397 Posts
    • 1,243 Thanks
    Novice investor101
    I'd like to aim for 2k cash. This is in addition to the regular DD's I already make to savings/investments. I want to see how much of my designated disposable income I can save when I try.
    Regular saver account already open to start pay the money into!
    • Cottage Economy
    • By Cottage Economy 10th Dec 18, 7:07 PM
    • 990 Posts
    • 4,110 Thanks
    Cottage Economy
    Sign me up please. Aiming for 7,000 this year.
    'Save 12k in 2016' 4,000/4,000 (100%)
    'Save 12k in 2017' 6,000/6,000 (100%)
    'Save 12k in 2018' 0/7,000 (0%)

    "...success in personal finance isn't about mastering the technicalities. It is about mastering yourself."
    • jessy-eve
    • By jessy-eve 10th Dec 18, 8:01 PM
    • 37 Posts
    • 162 Thanks
    jessy-eve
    Yay! been waiting for this to pop up for a while - I was rubbish with updating this year and deffo didn't feel as motivated as when I have followed this thread in previous years. So, sign me up for 6000 please, I'm hoping to update my car around July time as mine is slowly dying! Thanks xx
    personal savings = start of year 16,525 now, 19,500
    #22 - Save 12K in 2018 2975/3000
    • Clare43
    • By Clare43 10th Dec 18, 8:06 PM
    • 86 Posts
    • 179 Thanks
    Clare43
    Please sign me up again 18000 target. Thank you
    Save 12K in 2019. Number 28
    • ryath
    • By ryath 10th Dec 18, 8:21 PM
    • 36 Posts
    • 60 Thanks
    ryath
    Aiming to double my target this year - 12k for me please
    Save 12k in 2018 target = 8,743.67 / 6,000 146% No. 006
    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 10th Dec 18, 8:57 PM
    • 12,992 Posts
    • 74,766 Thanks
    slowlyfading
    Spreadsheet updated
    Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind - Dr Seuss
    Personal Finance Blogger / Jan NSD - 9 / In pursuit of FIRE
    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 10th Dec 18, 8:59 PM
    • 12,992 Posts
    • 74,766 Thanks
    slowlyfading
    Can you put me down for 22000 please SlowlyFading - and thanks so much for organising the thread for another year. What would we do without you??
    Originally posted by geoffers4

    Thanks ever so much for all your hard work Slowly, I hope you have a lovely Christmas!
    Originally posted by Wanna Bee Free
    Thank you - same to you!
    Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind - Dr Seuss
    Personal Finance Blogger / Jan NSD - 9 / In pursuit of FIRE
    • marsinblue
    • By marsinblue 10th Dec 18, 11:02 PM
    • 2 Posts
    • 8 Thanks
    marsinblue
    Lurker coming out of the shadows

    I'd like to participate, my goal is 10.000 !

    Thank you so much :]
    • bobobski
    • By bobobski 11th Dec 18, 7:24 AM
    • 722 Posts
    • 1,696 Thanks
    bobobski
    Yay it's time!

    Sign me up please SF, although my target is comparatively tiny... 7,000 for me please, made up of monthly targets of 325 emergency fund and 225 for a new car, rounded up.

    Thank you for all your hard work SF!
    #8: Save 12k in 2018: 6,826.66 / 10,000 (68.26%) | #18: Save 12k in 2017: 12,078.82 / 12,000 (100.65%) | #86: Save 12k in 2016: 8,476.09 / 10,000 (84.76%)
    House deposit by 31/12/2020: 27,167.90 / 60,000 (45.27%) | Emergency fund by 31/12/2020: 2,780 / 5,000 (55.60%) | "New" car fund: 700 / 6,000 (11.66%)
    • gchh86
    • By gchh86 11th Dec 18, 7:35 AM
    • 117 Posts
    • 397 Thanks
    gchh86
    Please can you sign me up for a target of 8000. Thank you!
    2016 in 2016
    Save 12K in 2017 # 43 3714.59/8000 (46.43%)
    Save 12K in 2018
    • Ruthy1604
    • By Ruthy1604 11th Dec 18, 9:48 AM
    • 533 Posts
    • 5,034 Thanks
    Ruthy1604
    Hi
    I'm in for 2019 too. I'm going for 20K, but this might be a tall order as DH just lost his job Hopefully he will get something else in the new year.

    Happy Christmas to you all !
    10lb to lose & keep off in 2017 4.5lb/10lb
    Save 12K in 2017 Number 33 0/30000
    • RebeccaAnn
    • By RebeccaAnn 11th Dec 18, 10:06 AM
    • 70 Posts
    • 666 Thanks
    RebeccaAnn
    Sorry to hear about your husbands' job Ruthy1604

    I have managed to pick up some overtime over the Christmas period, I really don't like my job so I am hoping that this challenge will motivate me to put in some extra hours over the year. We have just given our meter readings (g+e) and turns out we owe them some money so part of the overtime will already be eaten up. I'm sure we can make it back somewhere, the grocery budget seems likely.

    Is everyone else who has set a hard target to meet hoping to reach theirs by earning more or being frugal?
    SPC #062
    12k in2019 #23 4500/16k
    Make 2019 in 2019 #32 513/2019
    • Cottage Economy
    • By Cottage Economy 11th Dec 18, 11:21 AM
    • 990 Posts
    • 4,110 Thanks
    Cottage Economy
    Hi
    I'm in for 2019 too. I'm going for 20K, but this might be a tall order as DH just lost his job Hopefully he will get something else in the new year.
    Originally posted by Ruthy1604
    So sorry to hear that. Finger's crossed he gets a job soon in the New Year.

    Is everyone else who has set a hard target to meet hoping to reach theirs by earning more or being frugal?
    Originally posted by RebeccaAnn
    Yes, I am in part. I know I can do about 80-85% of it from salary if no big nasties happen. The rest is coming from everywhere; a bit of overtime, a bit of belt-tightening; having a really good declutter (we'll sell off what we can on the internet then car boot the rest), and making more use of vouchers and cashback sites.

    Basically I'm going back through everything I do to see where I can make some relatively painless changes first and then institute a few challenges throughout the year.
    Last edited by Cottage Economy; 11-12-2018 at 11:26 AM.
    'Save 12k in 2016' 4,000/4,000 (100%)
    'Save 12k in 2017' 6,000/6,000 (100%)
    'Save 12k in 2018' 0/7,000 (0%)

    "...success in personal finance isn't about mastering the technicalities. It is about mastering yourself."
    • AstroTurtle
    • By AstroTurtle 11th Dec 18, 1:52 PM
    • 271 Posts
    • 724 Thanks
    AstroTurtle
    Put me down for 12k!

    Achieved great savings this year and intend to continue this!
    • *little.squirrel*
    • By *little.squirrel* 11th Dec 18, 4:37 PM
    • 74 Posts
    • 133 Thanks
    *little.squirrel*
    I'm going to aim to actually hit 6000 this year. Haven't properly looked at the budget yet but I feel like I could have done it this year if I had just tried a bit harder!
    #112 Save 12k in 2018: 5000/6000
    #35 Save 12k in 2019: 0/7000
    • Duckyduck
    • By Duckyduck 11th Dec 18, 6:00 PM
    • 113 Posts
    • 118 Thanks
    Duckyduck
    Can you sign me up for 12k please. Thanks!
    Save 12k in 2017 #36
    • excelwizard
    • By excelwizard 11th Dec 18, 6:03 PM
    • 49 Posts
    • 201 Thanks
    excelwizard
    Could I be signed up with 8000 as my goal please? Thank you slowlyfading!
    Save 12K 2019 #37 - 0 / 9,000
    Save 2,019 in 2019 #9 - 0 / 2,019
    Save 12K 2018 #113 7,755.49 / 7,500
    Save 12k 2017 #186 8,507.30 / 10,000
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