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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 1st Sep 18, 6:10 PM
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    beanielou
    Splendid September's NSD's challange
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    • 1st Sep 18, 6:10 PM
    Splendid September's NSD's challange 1st Sep 18 at 6:10 PM
    This challenge is about setting yourself a weekly / monthly target of how many No Spend Days you would like to try and achieve during the month of SEptember.
    Keep us updated with your progress and hope you all enjoy the challange.

    To join,
    just post your personal target and you are on your way.

    Tips for the challenge;
    1. Decide on a clear goal weekly or monthly of how many No Spend days you'd like to try and achieve

    2. Create a list of allowances...What counts as a spend and what doesn't. Keep the list on you so you don't fall of the wagon or make exceptions for everything

    3. Keep a tally of how many NSDs you get. See if you can beat your previous amount!

    We CAN do it
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 12th Sep 18, 5:22 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    Was planning a NSD today but my best friend got engaged on Monday, found out last night!! So I've been out and bought her some engagement goodies.
    Originally posted by s1n25
    Emergency spend as also a one off?

    Congratulations to your friend btw!
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Sep 18, 8:17 PM
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    beanielou
    Not one today.
    At a retirement do for a friend.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 13th Sep 18, 8:12 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    I've got a vet's visit today so it'll be spendy.So still at nsd#11.
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 13th Sep 18, 10:29 AM
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    Hopeless Case
    Not an NSD yesterday, 2 spent on ice creams in the evening so I'm readjusting my total having prematurely updated it in the morning!

    Quiz tonight so will be spending
    Sept GC 62.58/240
    NSD target: Aug 21/20, Sept 8/14
    Sept Bring Your Lunch to Work Target
    6/13
    1 a day: Aug 60.88/31
    Sept 29.63/30
    Tesco CC 10,151.56 0% 30mnths, First Direct CC 4321.80 4111.7 0% til Feb 20
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Sep 18, 11:20 AM
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    beanielou
    Hoping for one today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 13th Sep 18, 11:27 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    so I'm readjusting my total having prematurely updated it in the morning!
    Originally posted by Hopeless Case
    So annoying when that happens!
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 13th Sep 18, 3:05 PM
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    s1n25
    NSD 11 for me today.
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Sept: Unsecured Debt : 4,200.. Bring your lunch to work 14/15..NSD challenge 17/20

    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 14th Sep 18, 12:06 PM
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    s1n25
    Hoping for day 12 today! Nothing planned for tonight & tea is already bought.
    Enjoy your weekend guys!
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Sept: Unsecured Debt : 4,200.. Bring your lunch to work 14/15..NSD challenge 17/20

    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 14th Sep 18, 8:20 PM
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    beanielou
    Not one today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 14th Sep 18, 10:32 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    Today was #12.
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 15th Sep 18, 6:45 AM
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    Hopeless Case
    So annoying when that happens!
    Originally posted by marmiterulesok
    I know!

    Spent again again yesterday and will today - hopefully not tomorrow, but then we're away, which could go either way -as we're all inclusive (and broke ) with transfers etc already booked, in theory I could clock up a good NSD week, but who knows when we get there and get in holiday mood - we have got some Euros already so as long as we only spend them I'll be happy...
    Sept GC 62.58/240
    NSD target: Aug 21/20, Sept 8/14
    Sept Bring Your Lunch to Work Target
    6/13
    1 a day: Aug 60.88/31
    Sept 29.63/30
    Tesco CC 10,151.56 0% 30mnths, First Direct CC 4321.80 4111.7 0% til Feb 20
    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 15th Sep 18, 12:26 PM
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    s1n25
    Not one for me today
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Sept: Unsecured Debt : 4,200.. Bring your lunch to work 14/15..NSD challenge 17/20

    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 15th Sep 18, 2:06 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    I know!

    Spent again again yesterday and will today - hopefully not tomorrow, but then we're away, which could go either way -as we're all inclusive (and broke ) with transfers etc already booked, in theory I could clock up a good NSD week, but who knows when we get there and get in holiday mood - we have got some Euros already so as long as we only spend them I'll be happy...
    Originally posted by Hopeless Case
    Oh where are you going?

    Have a great time!
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 15th Sep 18, 2:07 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    Not sure about today yet.
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 15th Sep 18, 6:27 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    Not sure about today yet.
    Originally posted by marmiterulesok
    A spendy day after all.
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 16th Sep 18, 8:12 PM
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    beanielou
    NSD no 10 today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 16th Sep 18, 8:24 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    NSD #12 today!
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 17th Sep 18, 9:44 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    Today will be #13.
    It's a public holiday here today so all the shops are shut.
    NSD September 16/26
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding,one day at a time'
    Savings: 911/2500chf
    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 17th Sep 18, 9:50 AM
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    s1n25
    Yesterday was number 13 for me. Hoping for today as 14, no plans to spend so far.
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Sept: Unsecured Debt : 4,200.. Bring your lunch to work 14/15..NSD challenge 17/20

    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 17th Sep 18, 6:56 PM
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    beanielou
    NSD no 11 today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
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