52 Week Money Challenge

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  • #2581 Reply

    Hi All,

    Last year I took a pay cut and my savings took a hit. When I considered the job change the numbers looked good on paper but I continued to overspend. After a bit more analyzing and thankfully, an increase at review time I was able to get things back in order and focus on my emergency savings again. I also wanted to create better habits by doing the 52 week money challenge. If you do it correctly you should have a little over $1300 saved. Is anyone doing this or has done it successfully? If so, what did you spend the money on?

    If you don’t know what it is here is a sample worksheet of the amounts to save for each week. There are also challenges for saving $5,000 in a year!

    #2583 Reply

    Antoinette, something like this would be helpful for me as I save money for a car.

    #2584 Reply

    Hi Antoinette,

    Thanks so much for sharing your story! I’ve heard of the 52 week savings challenge, but it’s one of those things that I’ve never gotten around to doing. However, I just printed out the worksheet you provided, and that’s it! I’m officially starting. I’m going to stick the worksheet on my refrigerator and highlight the weeks as I save. It’s amazing what just a few dollars a week can add up to. Seems like a great way to save up for Christmas expenses or for a much-needed vacation! Thanks again for that extra motivation! – Kayla

    #2593 Reply

    Hi Kayla!

    Let me know how it goes 🙂 I’m doing it with you!

    #2594 Reply

    I think that’s a really good goal!

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