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Smarter Seasonal Spending Challenge Day 5: Keep the Change

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Don't vacuum up those shiny coins this year! Scour the couches, raid the cars and collect those coins in a jar to supplement your holiday budget. Each time you get change back while shopping add it to your holiday jar. You'll be surprised by how much coins can add up! 


Do you have a change jar? How often do you add to it (and take from it!)?


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by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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jbyrd898
by Jessica on Oct. 19, 2012 at 6:26 AM

We have a change jug. We add to it all the time.

newmommy82012
by on Oct. 19, 2012 at 10:16 AM
We do have a change jar but I hardly ever contribute to it. My boyfriend does everyday because he doesn't like change in his pocket.
Mommi4ever2010
by New Member on Oct. 19, 2012 at 11:31 AM
Yes i have a change jar have not takin from it yet but it is getting full
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alongroadhome
by on Oct. 22, 2012 at 4:16 PM

I have one, but only pennies get tossed into it as we take the bus here and the silvers all go to bus fare.

sweetmissy_05
by Member on Oct. 24, 2012 at 5:23 PM
Yes we always have change so it adds up quickly.
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bergencounty
by Member on Oct. 25, 2012 at 5:18 AM

 no change jar. whenever I find change I put in the the car change holder, so we have change when we need it.

MDWife12
by on Oct. 25, 2012 at 9:28 AM

We try to have a coin jar but we kind of suck at it :)

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