Just 21 months ago, in September 2016, we sat down at the kitchen table, confronted our seemingly overwhelming debt and hatched a plan to destroy it. Truth be told, our plan and timeline seemed a bit lofty, and we were unsure that we’d end up meeting our goals along the timeline we had developed. With … Continue reading We Paid Off Our Debt! Now What?
Can you believe that it’s been 28 days since we decided we were going to do a no spend challenge this month?! And today, we’re wrapping up the month and evaluating our progress throughout the month. Here’s our spending breakdown for week four of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 4 Total: $419.78) 2/22/2018 (Daily Spending … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 4 Reflections
Week three of no spend February in the books! It’s hard to believe that February is almost over. But, that means we’re closer to spring, warm weather and SUNSHINE, so, we’ll take it! Here’s our spending breakdown for week three of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 3 Total: $310.27) 2/15/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $232.74) $26.58 … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 3 Reflections
We’re halfway through No Spend February! Time flies when you’re having fun, right!? This week presented us with a lot of opportunities to spend money, so, to keep us accountable, here’s our breakdown for the week. SPENDING (Week 2 Total: $583.48) 2/8/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $187.48) $187.48 – Josh’s laptop died. Like dead…beyond repair without … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 2 Reflections
Today marks the end of the first week of our first no spend challenge. To stay accountable, here’s a breakdown of our spending over the last seven days. SPENDING (Week 1 Total: $482.07) 2/1/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $329.60) $310.00 – Confined water dives for our scuba certifications. We called this out as one of our … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 1 Reflections
28 days. No spending. Did we lose you already?! It’s called a no spend challenge or fiscal fast. A temporary, self-imposed challenge to see how little can be spent, or how much can be saved, by spending on only necessary items. Eliminating frivolous spending, spending intentionally and making an effort to focus on using up … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: 28 Days. No Spending.