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The Save What You Spend Challenge

There are a lot of different savings challenges like the 52 week money challenge and the 365 day money challenge, but this isn’t the only way that you can create an opportunity to save money. One of the most effective … Continue reading

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Watch the Sochi Winter Olympics and Play the Medal Money Challenge

While it might not seem so at first glance, being an Olympic athlete has some similarities to saving money. Both don’t just happen. In order to be an Olympic athlete, you need to dedicate hours of training over a long … Continue reading

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52 Week Save Money Challenge: Week Two

Although I wasn’t disappointed with my $5 savings for week one of this 52 week save money challenge, I was hoping to come in with a better number for week two. While I wasn’t able to cross off the highest … Continue reading

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52 Week Make Money Challenge: Week One Results

The first week of me doing the 52 week make money challenge wasn’t at all what I anticipated. I thought it would be rather routine with me selling some stuff I wanted to get rid of, but that changed with … Continue reading

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Week 1 Results for the 52 Week Save Money Challenge

The first week of my attempt for the 2014 52 week save money challenge this year had a slow start, but the good news is that it did begin. I decided to do this challenge from scratch, so I won’t … Continue reading

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The Twice a Month Chart for the 52 Week Money Challenge

It appears that there are a lot of people who get paid twice a month rather than every two weeks. That means that the 26 bi-weekly challenge chart is close, but not quite right for them since what they actually … Continue reading

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The 26 Bi-Weekly Money Challenge

I received several requests from readers asking if there was a better way to do the 52 week money challenge when they are paid on a bi-weekly basis. They mentioned that it tends to be easier to save the money … Continue reading

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The 365 Day Money Challenge Will Save You $668, a Penny at a Time

The 52 week money challenge has gained quite a lot of popularity as a way to save money during the year, but it’s not the only way that one can save money. I had a good heart-to-heart talk with a … Continue reading

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Join the 52 Week Make Money Challenge for 2014

While talking with some friends who attempted the 52 week money challenge last year, it became apparent that a lot of them had frustration because they didn’t feel that there were many areas in their budget where they could save. … Continue reading

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Join the 52 Week Money Challenge to Save $1400 in 2014

Click image to enlarge or print here (pdf)It’s that time again to begin thinking about ways to save money for the coming year. For those of you who don’t have an emergency fund, this is especially important. A popular challenge … Continue reading

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Games People Play to Save Money

There are a lot of people who find if difficult to save money. If you’re on a tight budget, you might even actually believe that it’s impossible for you to accomplish this goal. While it certainly can be difficult, learning … Continue reading

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52 Week Savings Challenge

Click image to enlarge or print here (pdf) If you’re looking for a great way to start saving money right now that will net you over $1300 in 1 year, we’ve put together an easy system which offers a good … Continue reading

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10 No Spend Challenges Everyone Should Try

If you’re looking for a way to get a new perspective on how you spend money, one of the best ways to do this is to do some type of “no spend” challenge. While there are a number of things … Continue reading

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Monthly Money Challenge

When I was first learning how to be frugal and save money, I used to do monthly financial challenges all the time. I’d pick a goal, like cut down or eliminate eating out, and pursue it with gusto for a … Continue reading

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Frugality as a Challenge

When I first started embracing frugality, I wasn’t thrilled with the process. It all seemed so limiting, somehow. I didn’t enjoy combing sales flyers and planting my own gardens. I wasn’t thrilled about hanging my clothes out on the line … Continue reading

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