Money Saving Made Easy!
Are you looking for a way to start saving money this year? Are you evaluating your receipts and invoices from Christmas Holiday expenses? Dreading the incoming credit card bills? Here’s how you can avoid this cycle from repeating itself each year.
Like many people you are not alone. Now is the time to review and evaluate all of the expenses that were incurred during this past holiday season. Whether it was gifts, food or services you paid for in order to prepare yourself and home for the holidays, these are all expenses that could be paid for in advance. Calculate all of your expenses this month and start working on your budget for next Christmas. Start saving now with as little as $1 this first week of January. If you start this week and follow the plan through the end of the year, you can save as much as $1,378 by December 31st, hence the 52 week savings challenge! I came across this post from one of my favorite bloggers, Live As You Live It.
This is a very simple task that doesn’t take a lot to get you to the final goal.
Each week of the year, you will save that much in dollars.
Week ONE: You save $1.00
Week TWO: You save $2.00
Week THREE: You save $3.00 and so on.
I invite you to take this challenge with me and let me know how you are doing each week! I am going to save in $1 increments weekly. I am considering saving in One dollar increments Backwards! You can see your progress by putting the money into a labeled jar that has a nice chart to help you keep track of your saving progress. Thanks to LiveAsYouLiveLiveAsYouLive, these simple charts are available to print now so that you can get started ASAP!
To make it easier a link to Google Docs with the template can be found here!