Hoping to start this up again in 2013 starting in January. The bills really add up.
Froggilee has written 8 entries about this goal
This is the froggy bank I’m keeping the 5’s in.
Supposedly it won’t break if dropped, so it’s Kitten/Lucy proof. Thankfully there is a stopper at the bottom to get the $ out eventually.
2 Fives going into the bank this morning!
I’ve been slacking and have fully raided long ago the $5 bills collected.
I have plans to start anew next month when finances look a little brighter.
April I saved almost $200 in $5 bills. May, I failed at this goal and didn’t bother saving the $5 bills after the first week. Not sure why, just didn’t.
June, I feel good about. I’m going to start saving again and will try not to count the amount until a few months of savings have passed.
My purse has lots of $5 bills waiting for my Happy Face piggy bank, just now I need to actually put them in there and not spend them :) I’m hoping to save the money for either help with a trip to FL to see family & friends or to assist a friend with upcoming moving expenses. I’m trying my best to not keep track of how much I’m putting in there so I’ll be surprised.
Last time I tried this goal, I kept taking the money out to take care of expenses when I needed cash and was too lazy to visit an ATM. This time, more discipline, less sticky fingers in $5 jar :)
I haven’t been on task for this one, but have been saving my $5 this month.
Each time I get a $5 bill in change, I’m going to keep it in a piggy bank (in my case, the piggy bank is a happy face man from the 70s) and not count it until either my birthday, in March, or later. I heard about this idea from a money online magazine/blog and it sounds worth trying.