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Starting a Small Weekly Savings

October 19th, 2006 at 05:05 pm

Last entry of the day, I promise!

I'm excited about opening the Amboy account so I sat down tonight to determine what budget category I could shave $5 off of a week to contribute to the account, along with whatever overtime money I put in. So I decided since my car is newer, hopefully it won't have as many repairs as my husband's 1989 truck. I cut the car repair account to $15 a week. So at least $5 a week will go to the new Amboy emergency fund. Better than nothing!

I also started saving any change that I have in a box that is on the top of my computer desk. Each day I will put any change I have in my purse and whatever change I "earn" for doing laundry. When it gets to a decent amount, that money will also go into the EF. Now to keep others out of it!!!


Also, just wanted to add that I'm so glad I found this site! I tried a blog before but just couldn't find anything to blog about! But get me started on money and I could probably blog all day!

And I think it's really going to keep me motivated to save and pay down the debt!

2 Responses to “Starting a Small Weekly Savings”

  1. JanH Says:

    "earn" doing laundry. I love it! I used to tell everyone that money found in the laundry was MINE. You wouldn't believe how much they cleaned out of their pockets after that!

  2. Ima saver Says:

    Glad you have joined us!!

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