Don’t Forget Week 41

Just a quick reminder that is it week 41 of the 52 Week Saving Challenge. Are you hanging in there? If you are working the plan, you know that your deposits are getting bigger so if you skip these final weeks you won’t hit your target goal of $1378 by the end of the year. […]

Week 40 is Here – Rustle Up Your $40

We have officially hit October and week 40 of our 52 Week Saving Challenge. Are you hanging in there? If you are working the plan, you know that your deposits are getting bigger so if you skip these final weeks you won’t hit your target goal of $1378 by the end of the year. This […]

Double Up on the Savings

Here we are, last Friday in September already. Holy cats! We’ll make it simple – don’t forget to make your weekly deposit for the 52 Week Saving Challenge. If you missed last week (week 38) because we failed to remind you then it is time to double up. If you are working the plan, you […]

September’s Already Half Over – A Saving Nudge

Well here we are, mid way through September already. Am I nuts, or is this time going faster and faster? Christmas decorations are popping up in stores (Hobby Lobby, JoAnn’s, etc…) and admittedly I have already started picking up a few holiday gifts. When I did I used the Capital One debit card (NOT a […]

Saving: Are You at $666 or $1242?

Happy Friday! If you are loyal participant in the 52 Week Saving Challenge then after you take a minute to make this week’s (week 36) deposit you will already have $666 or $1242 in the bank! It depends on if you are working the plan traditionally or backwards. Backwards means you started with $52 deposits […]

Headed Out the Door – But We Wanted To Remind You

Another crazy weekend on the horizon for us and maybe for you as well. It’s the last big hurrah of Summer, Labor Day weekend. What are your fun plans? We are headed out the door in about 30 minutes but before we go I am making our 52 Week Saving Challenge deposit and I want […]

Saving Money Rocks – Don’t Miss Your Deposit

In the past 10 days, I’ve spent 2 nights in my own bed. It’s been a whirlwind of fun, but I want to be sure I stay focused on our savings plan. Are you feeling the same way? Are you trying to get in one last road trip or family vacation before the end of […]

We’re Over Half Way Now – 52 Week Saving Challenge

Can you believe the year is more than half over? Crazy, but true. In fact there is less than 24 weeks until Christmas. Will you be ready for the holiday shopping with money you have set aside for that purpose? Hopefully your answer is yes; using credit cards to finance Christmas is not a good […]

Bank Day For New Monthly Budget – How We Do It

Today is bank day for new monthly budget for July. Since taking Financial Peace University over a year ago we have stuck with the monthly budgeting system Dave Ramsey teaches in the class. It was a little odd to get used to at first, because we never (ever) used cash. Sixteen months after finishing the […]

Who Has $26 to Deposit?

The last Friday in June is here; can you believe it? Eeek! This Friday is week 26 in the 52 week saving challenge. Before you kick off your holiday celebrations be sure to take a couple minutes and set aside your weekly contribution to the plan. You will be so glad you did!  Imagine $1378 […]