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    • Ellieseleven
    • By Ellieseleven 30th Nov 17, 4:56 PM
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    Ellieseleven
    Saving for Christmas 2018 - 1 a day challenge
    • #1
    • 30th Nov 17, 4:56 PM
    Saving for Christmas 2018 - 1 a day challenge 30th Nov 17 at 4:56 PM
    This is the saving for Christmas 2018 - A pound a day challenge


    Back by popular demand


    The Aim: To save a 1 a day from 1st December 2017 to 30th November 2018. How you save your 1 doesn't really matter, whether it be a 1 in a tin, an on-line account or anywhere else that suits you.


    We will open our tins or have access to our accounts on 1st December 2018 and declare out total amounts saved


    Then it's spend, spend, spend for Xmas 2018 on whatever you like.


    I've had great success for the last 4 years and use a sealed tin. For 2017 I saved 2 each day instead of 1 and this really does take a lot of the stress out of Christmas, also, I have a great time counting out all my 1 coins at the end.


    You soon get into the habit of putting a 1 a day away and just think this time next year you will have a healthy chunk of money towards the expense of Christmas


    If you would like to join in pop your name down and I will allocate a number for you.


    So come on everyone, decide on where you are going to keep your pounds and let's get saving!


    Happy Savings Happy Xmas Happy New Year
    Last edited by Ellieseleven; 30-11-2017 at 4:59 PM.
    Debt Free 1st March 2017
    Saving for Xmas 2017 #1 548/ 732
    DFBXMAS 2017 #18 1978/1,978 100%
    EF #142 - 1027/1000
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    • Lady-T
    • By Lady-T 23rd Feb 18, 10:04 AM
    • 45 Posts
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    Lady-T
    Checking in #4 now at 150.
    Saving for Xmas 2017 #4: 200/500
    • Chappie77
    • By Chappie77 25th Feb 18, 6:29 PM
    • 165 Posts
    • 764 Thanks
    Chappie77
    Chappie your number is #36 on the front page

    Westie983
    Originally posted by Westie983
    Thanks Westie!!

    Checking in late again...

    #36 - 18 paid in = 81

    Chappie x
    Payment a Day 2018 Very 1701.22/1701.22 Business Barclaycard 0/633.19 Saving for Xmas 2018 156/500 Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 325/700 PAYDBX2018 2959.75/7268.47 2 Savers Club 2018 90
    • taskey
    • By taskey 27th Feb 18, 9:33 PM
    • 161 Posts
    • 458 Thanks
    taskey
    #9

    Paid a whole load in yesterday. Am now paid up to the 17th march 107
    1 a day for Xmas 2018 #9 130 9/4/18 | 2 savers club #11 32| 50p's #4 30 bagged 6 loose
    • Chappie77
    • By Chappie77 3rd Mar 18, 6:01 PM
    • 165 Posts
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    Chappie77
    Good evening!

    Just a little 3 going in for me today.

    #36 - 3 in = 84

    Chappie x
    Payment a Day 2018 Very 1701.22/1701.22 Business Barclaycard 0/633.19 Saving for Xmas 2018 156/500 Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 325/700 PAYDBX2018 2959.75/7268.47 2 Savers Club 2018 90
    • ploppy57
    • By ploppy57 3rd Mar 18, 6:04 PM
    • 722 Posts
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    ploppy57
    Up to 8...slow and steady wins the race...!
    DMP March '15 57,549. Now 44,430. almost 23% paid. Went SM Feb '18 to get DF sooner.
    Emergency fund #231... Building up slowly.
    Christmas '18 challenge... 22 /300
    "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow, Shining at the end of every day"
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 4th Mar 18, 6:19 PM
    • 4,333 Posts
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    Westie983
    Still potting, slowly but potting

    Westie983
    Save 12k in 2018 #10 Total (25,000)+10,000/12,000 = 83.33%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 11 #97 Total (410) + 40/500 = 8.00% ( x 11)
    Xmas 2018 1 a Day #2 Total 62.59/365 = 17.14%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 750/1,000 = 75.00%
    2 Savers Club 2018 #16 Total (1,500)+-480/2,000 = 51.00%

    Total 11,872.59/15,865 = 74.83%

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    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 4th Mar 18, 6:49 PM
    • 192 Posts
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    A Random Man
    Just a quick update for myself currently got 112 in my savings account so far
    Total Debt 1st Jan 13100/11423.30 (12.79% Paid)
    Make 10 A Day In April (Matched Betting) 750/190.87
    Make 10 A Day In April (eBay) 300/1.85
    Payment A Day total: 444.19
    Halifax Credit Card, Tesco Credit Card, Barclaycard, Hitachi Loan
    • Miss D Meanour
    • By Miss D Meanour 5th Mar 18, 9:14 AM
    • 113 Posts
    • 805 Thanks
    Miss D Meanour
    Hi there
    Finally made it to the end of February. A lot of unexpected things have happened already this year, making a complete mockery of my carefully thought out plans! But at least I'm keep up with this challenge.

    So #011 reporting 28 for February bringing total to 90 / 365

    Take care everyone
    Miss DM
    LBM- June 2009 - 15 year plan started, Dec 2016 - half way there
    SPC - 11 #574 - 500 ........ Xmas 2018 - #11: 90 / 365.
    CCCC 2018 #14 - 0 / 140 ....... PAYDBX 2018 #23: 1,245.16 / 7,000
    Frugal Living - #37 .......... MFW2018 - #2: 3,049.05 / 8,000

    No matter how far you go, you always take yourself with you
    • kazzie_m
    • By kazzie_m 5th Mar 18, 10:42 AM
    • 12 Posts
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    kazzie_m
    28 added for Feb!

    #25 90/365
    Aiming to be debt free by Christmas 2018!
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 7th Mar 18, 1:34 PM
    • 141 Posts
    • 375 Thanks
    xironsongx
    another 31.00 in the christmas fund making totoal: 92
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • IrishRose12
    • By IrishRose12 8th Mar 18, 5:54 PM
    • 1,484 Posts
    • 6,326 Thanks
    IrishRose12
    Up to 70 at the moment
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #57 1295.47/3,000
    1 a day challenge 2018 - 91/ 365

    The 365 Day Penny Challenge #2 - 175.00/650

    2018 - RULE OF 3 Decluttering challenge - 2,148/1,095 items
    Book challenge 4/20
    • triple choc chip
    • By triple choc chip 9th Mar 18, 6:33 PM
    • 856 Posts
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    triple choc chip
    A few more pounderoonies to add:
    #3 107/600
    Happy weekend everyone
    Life's greatest satisfactions: Getting the last laugh, having the last word and paying the last instalment.
    Debt Free since 6.8.13
    New home 12 6 rooms to decorate/re-furbish
    Saving for Xmas 2018 #3: 222/600 37%
    Emergency fund 1.1k
    • Lauralozzle
    • By Lauralozzle 10th Mar 18, 10:27 AM
    • 560 Posts
    • 4,955 Thanks
    Lauralozzle
    No.29 now at 90/365
    Credit Card 1: 0.00 (0%) | Credit Card 2: 1,951.50 (0%) | Credit Card 3: 764.20 (0%) Car Finance: 7,491 (7.9% APR) | Mortgage: 110,794 (2.79% APR) | Emergency Fund: 69.68/1000 | Honeymoon Fund: 1,042
    • ploppy57
    • By ploppy57 10th Mar 18, 7:31 PM
    • 722 Posts
    • 4,650 Thanks
    ploppy57
    Tiny steps again....up to 15
    DMP March '15 57,549. Now 44,430. almost 23% paid. Went SM Feb '18 to get DF sooner.
    Emergency fund #231... Building up slowly.
    Christmas '18 challenge... 22 /300
    "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow, Shining at the end of every day"
    • ploppy57
    • By ploppy57 10th Mar 18, 7:32 PM
    • 722 Posts
    • 4,650 Thanks
    ploppy57
    Tiny steps.....up to 15...
    DMP March '15 57,549. Now 44,430. almost 23% paid. Went SM Feb '18 to get DF sooner.
    Emergency fund #231... Building up slowly.
    Christmas '18 challenge... 22 /300
    "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow, Shining at the end of every day"
    • Chappie77
    • By Chappie77 11th Mar 18, 4:34 PM
    • 165 Posts
    • 764 Thanks
    Chappie77
    Afternoon!

    #36 - 3 paid in = 87/500

    Chappie x
    Payment a Day 2018 Very 1701.22/1701.22 Business Barclaycard 0/633.19 Saving for Xmas 2018 156/500 Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 325/700 PAYDBX2018 2959.75/7268.47 2 Savers Club 2018 90
    • Chappie77
    • By Chappie77 18th Mar 18, 7:06 PM
    • 165 Posts
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    Chappie77
    Total for week...

    #36 - 15 in = 102/500

    Chappie x
    Payment a Day 2018 Very 1701.22/1701.22 Business Barclaycard 0/633.19 Saving for Xmas 2018 156/500 Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 325/700 PAYDBX2018 2959.75/7268.47 2 Savers Club 2018 90
    • triple choc chip
    • By triple choc chip 18th Mar 18, 11:44 PM
    • 856 Posts
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    triple choc chip
    I'm sneaking up slowly but surely:
    #3 114/600
    Life's greatest satisfactions: Getting the last laugh, having the last word and paying the last instalment.
    Debt Free since 6.8.13
    New home 12 6 rooms to decorate/re-furbish
    Saving for Xmas 2018 #3: 222/600 37%
    Emergency fund 1.1k
    • MrsShazbat
    • By MrsShazbat 19th Mar 18, 11:37 AM
    • 547 Posts
    • 2,755 Thanks
    MrsShazbat
    Payday last Friday so another 31 transferred over so that's #8 124 / 365
    * Xmas 2018 #8 186 / 365 * (2017 496.53; 2016 424.32) * SPCNo.11 #66 * Clothes Challenge 2018 #13 *
    SPCNo.10 682.31
    SPCNo.9 442.64
    • triple choc chip
    • By triple choc chip 20th Mar 18, 10:10 PM
    • 856 Posts
    • 2,944 Thanks
    triple choc chip
    quarterly spend done at Bts with double points and I've decided to keep Morrison's vouchers until Christmas which boosts my total to:
    #3 129/600
    Over the 20% hurdle and hopefully racing towards 25%
    Life's greatest satisfactions: Getting the last laugh, having the last word and paying the last instalment.
    Debt Free since 6.8.13
    New home 12 6 rooms to decorate/re-furbish
    Saving for Xmas 2018 #3: 222/600 37%
    Emergency fund 1.1k
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