I would like to save money dropping it in a tea container with it taped really good and a small slit on the lid and just drop change or bills as time goes by. I know it would be better to just open a savings acct. and earn interest but I can save money, my dh can't he'd rather put all that change and bills along with our checking/savings and just mix it along with what we already have.
What are your thoughts?
Asked by Anonymous at 7:28 PM on Jan. 24, 2009 in Money & Work
Answer by Anonymous at 7:32 PM on Jan. 24, 2009
Answer by happi-ladi at 8:04 PM on Jan. 24, 2009
Take a pretty good some of $$, what you can afford. $56, $63, $82 or even just $26 + an off amount of change, like $63.37 cents, so to say. Break it down to dimes, pennies, nickles, quarters, dollar bills. Throw an off $2 bill & some gold dollar coins in there. Make your jar with it all looking like you have been save, save, saving. The next time things are REALLY tight & HE needs something, IDK, man stuff, like a tire, his hobby stuff or something for family like a H2O or heating bill - - MAKE SURE it is something that directly benefits HIM, PULL that jar out & say I am *SO* glad I was saving this, here honey, at least we have this. Remember you are dealing with a Dh. Be creative to help him reprogram his mind about $$. Good luck !!
Answer by strongmom40 at 8:20 PM on Jan. 24, 2009
Saving my coins up to the tune of $70-$80 & remembering that jar has saved my butt with an electric, H2O bill or just danged laundry when my machine went out more than a time or two over the years & to be saved like THAT when things are really tight is a nice feeling & it leads to doing it more !! Maybe the I am saved feeling will help your Dh save in a jar leading him to be able to move up to bank saving interestbearing accounts. Baby steps Ma-Ma, try creative baby steps. Rome wasn't built in a day. LOL.
Answer by strongmom40 at 8:26 PM on Jan. 24, 2009
Answer by the3jsandme at 10:20 PM on Jan. 24, 2009
Answer by passionmom119 at 10:57 PM on Jan. 24, 2009