Daily Archive: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The 365 Day Challenge

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So its a new year, which means a fresh start with new goals and ambitions 🙂

Don’t fret — Money Saving Quest is here to help you with your financial-related goals!

The first challenge for this year is one that lies dear to our core: the 365 Day Challenge. It is a spin on the 52 week money saving challenge. Although there are many variations out there, I will be trying the one outlined here (and I hope you will, too!) by SavingAdvice.com, as people from all different financial situations can participate. Here are the details and resources you will need:

365 Day Challenge

How it works

  • Each morning (yes, everyday!) pay yourself first an amount from to $3.65.
    • Doing so on a daily basis requires you to think about it each day, and thus, make it a habit.
  • After paying yourself, “X” out the amount on the printable challenge chart (see below).
  • Pay any remaining amounts the following day.
  • Continue doing so for 365 days

Tips / Resources

  • Place your challenge sheet in a place where it will act as a reminder each day
  • You can pay in order or out of order, whichever you prefer.
    • If paying in order, it will look like this:

Day 1: 1 cent

Day 2: 2 cents

Day 100: 1.00

Day 365: 3.65

667.95

  • You can create a jar that will be used solely to hold the savings (coins and bills)
  • Another great idea is to transfer/deposit directly into your savings account
    • Only if there are no fees associated with doing so
  • There are some mobile apps out there that can help with the process:

 

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365 Day Saving Money Challenge

End Results/Goal

After the 365 days, you will have saved a total of $667.95. This is a good amount to start an emergency fund, use towards home improvements, etc.

Once completed, you are likely to continue on with this as it will become a daily habit 🙂

 

Comment with any saving tips/tricks that you find helpful

 

 

“It’s Not How You Save – It’s That You Save”

 

 

DailyGoodieBox – November and December Boxes

Here are the goodies that were included in the boxes from the past few months:

NOVEMBER
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Among Friends – Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
Wild Foods – Wild Chocolate Powder
Goddess Garden – Sunscreen & Firming Primer
Crunchmaster – Multi Crackers
Gertrude Hawk – Milk Chocolate Crispy Bar
Better Body Foods – PBfit Peanut Butter Powder
Mediterra – Kale & Pumpkin Seeds Bar
BWC – Travel Size Hand and Body Lotion
Earth Science – 145 Night Renewal Facial Lotion
Älsa – Energy Drink Mix
DECEMBER
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The Chia Co – Chia Shots 10 Pack
Quest Nutrition – Cinnamon Cereal Protein Bar
SmartyPants – Adult Probiotic Complete
Bits’y Brainfood – Orange Chocolate Beet Smart Cookies
DudeProducts – Quick DUDE Shower Wipes
Protes – Tangy Southern BBQ Chips
Darrell Lea – Strawberry Flavor Liquorice
Älsa – Energy Drink Mix
Natralia – Anti-itch Soothing Cream
Crunchmaster – Multi-Crackers

http://www.crunchmaster.com/home.aspx

My Daily Goodie Box Review 9/28/2016

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Zulily: Kids Shoes Only $10 Or Less + Free Shipping

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Amazon: Save Up to 50% on Smartypants Vitamins

Today only

Save Up to 50% Off on Smartypants Vitamins on Amazon!

Note: Many of the participating items are also available for Subscribe & Save which will save you an additional 5% and give you free shipping!

Walmart: BakerEze 12-Piece Bakeware Set Only $18

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BakerEze 12-Piece Bakeware Set

Only $18 (regularly $36.87)

Kellogg’s Family Rewards – 100 Free Points

Enter code SNUGGLEUPWITHPTS to score 100 free points!

Filter Easy – Get Your First Filter For Free!

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Never forget to change your air filters again! FilterEasy delivers your air filters when it’s time to change them, at a cost that’s less than you’ll find at the store.  Sign up now and receive $20 Off your first purchase. As a bonus, shipping is FREE which means you can get a single air filter at no cost.

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You will be charged $0.00 for your first order (as shown above) and then $11.97, $15.97 or $19.97 every 2 months (depending on which filter you choose).

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