Posts filed under: Spending

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Planning a Debt Free Christmas

Did you manage to achieve a debt free Christmas last year? If not, would you like to this year? Yes? Well, with just under six months to go until Christmas is here again, now is the time to start planning...
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$20 Spending Challenge – 10 days, $20

Sometimes, disaster really is the mother of invention. In this case, money got tight, really tight. I needed to avoid spending, any spending, for 10 days and so, the $20 spending challenge was born. As I talked about in The...

February No-Spend Month – Spending Debrief

February Spending Update Did February seem shorter than usual or was it just me? My foundation goal for February was to successfully complete a no-spend month. I call it a foundation goal because setting that challenge underpinned everything we did...

Challenge! ‘No Spend’ Month – February

For many years now I’ve appointed February as a designated ‘No Spend’ month. I think it all started as a way to recover from the additional costs of Christmas, the summer holidays, and the back to school spend fest. It’s...

Spending Less – The Top 5

It’s spring and while it might not be the start of a new year according to the calendar, it feels like the start of a new year. The days are getting longer, the birds are getting louder and the sun...