In 2014 I saved hundreds, maybe even over a thousand dollars. Yet strangely enough my bank account doesn’t reflect it. Where did it all go? Probably my random shopping sprees, or splurging on a new gadget, cocktails with friends. I earned it right? After all my hard work finding creative ways to “save” that money.
The ways to spend savings are truly endless. So did I save anything? Probably not. I was too busy rewarding myself for a job well done, that I didn’t realize what that money could do. Wouldn’t you rather have a nice vacation, or a trip to catch up with friends than an impulse purchase? I definitely would!
I previously posted about not wanting to have a new years resolution. A Break Up Letter to my New Years Resolution However, I love a good challenge. In 2015 I am opening a “Saved Savings” account. Anytime that I save money in 2015 I will put that amount into the account. Something as small as saving 50 cents with a coupon, to lowering my insurance rate will be contributed.
I don’t know what I plan to do with these savings when it’s over, hopefully kickstart an investment fund, but I do know I will be able to tell people exactly how much I saved in 2015 and where it went.
Please join me and share your results. You can find mine under My Piggy Bank on a monthly basis. Pennies add up to Possibilities… which is something we could all use more of!