52 Week Money Savings Challenge: Save $1378 in 52 Weeks!
November 30, 2014Holly Sosa
Finances aren’t something any of us enjoy talking about. I mean, there is never enough, am I right? But it’s important for your family to save. Whether it’s for an emergency fund, a Christmas shopping fund, or even for college, learning how to save money is important. At 29, I’m still learning & just started a family emergency fund last year (which ended up saving our rears when we ended up with two flat tires in under two months!). With a new year just around the corner, it’s a great time to get a fresh start with a savings account to set yourself up for financial success in 2015.
Starting a savings account can feel daunting, especially when you feel like there just isn’t enough left over at the end of the week to put into savings. With the right baby steps, you can set yourself up for financial success in 2015 with this simple, easy, & totally do-able savings plan that starts out with just $1. That’s all it takes to get the ball rolling on this savings plan. And if you stick to it each week in 2105, you will have saved $1378!
I know to some, $1378 may not seem like much, but that’s a great little emergency fund or Christmas shopping fund to help you avoid the inevitable holiday financial hangover. But the point of this is baby steps. Start saving in small amounts so you can see instant results & stay motivated.
In 2015, my family will be saving each week with this easy 52 week money challenge. I created a bright & cheery printable to share with all of you so that you can participate as well. I’ll be printing this & placing it in my planner to keep track of each week, but you could also display this on your fridge; or even tape it to a mason jar & keep your deposits in there each week. Just click the image below for the full resolution (best on an 8×11 or smaller).
If you’re looking to gain more financial peace in 2015, be sure to check out the Capital One 360 Black Friday sale. Their products are designed to help you save time & money. Capital One 360 is decking the halls with deals you can bank on, including new account bonuses, referral bonuses and closing cost credits. While you may have gifts, greetings and get-togethers on the brain, it’s important not to lose sight of your financial goals. All of Capital One 360’s Black Friday Sale deals are designed to encourage you to keep your finances at the forefront of your mind. In addition to taking advantage of deals on banking, brokerage and mortgage products yourself, you can give your friends and family the gift of financial peace of mind by encouraging them to take advantage of the deals and refer them to the sale. If they sign up, you may be eligible for a $40 referral bonus. Make sure you add Capital One 360 to your shopping list this season to ensure you don’t miss out on these savings, deals, & financial peace of mind.
What are your 2015 financial goals? Will you be participating in the 52 week money challenge along with me? Let’s chat finances in the comments below!
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.
Holly is a self-described SoCal Mama with a Michigan heart. The mother of a blended family, she is passionate about normalizing step-mother and step-children relationships and bringing awareness to the ever growing blended family lifestyle. Holly is the creator of popular lifestyle blog OurHollyDays.com and writes for her local and regional newspapers as a recipe columnist. She is a lover of holidays and a stationery addict who is never without her trusty planner.