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DISNEY! DISNEY!

Goal Setting: $400/month

Posted by on Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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My budget started with $1500. My goal was $400/month from January-October. That would put me at $5500 for our vacation. The booked trip is $3400, but no fall discounts are applied yet, so I'm hoping to wittle it down to around $3000.

January is almost done, so how have I done so far?


My paypal is up to $708, and that's after $275 was put towards the downpayment. That puts me at almost $1000 already earned. I do web graphics to sell on Facebook, and aside from the initial $1500, all of the trip will be provided by what I earn.

I must be REALLY motivated, though, because I have never had a $600 month, let alone a nearly $1000 month! If I can repeat this in February, the actual trip will be paid off, leaving me from March to October for spending money.

I'm so excited!

by on Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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nomadbrat83
by Bronze Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:19 PM
Good luck
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snowpeasmom
by on Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:50 PM

good luck

CATCHERSMOM
by Bronze Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Great job!!!

 

AnnaNonamus
by Silver Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Thanks! I am really hoping I can have it paid off by early March. Then, I can relax, and not worry that it won't happen again.

angelmom224
by Silver Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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Way to go. Looks like a great start. 

my2sweetjoys
by Bronze Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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That sounds like you are doing wonderful! Stay motivated and it is so exciting to be planning!hugs

mbrowne1
by Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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Great job - keep it up!

Kodysmommy928
by Bronze Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 1:15 PM

 That's awesome!

nova.mommy
by Silver Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Great work!  Keep it up!

AnnaNonamus
by Silver Member on Feb. 6, 2013 at 12:39 AM

I wound up with $825 in PP, plus the $275 I paid out, so my January savings were $1100!

I also have $150 set aside from DH's bonus last week, and about $200 to set aside from selling an ipad (it hasn't sold yet). When taxes come in, that'll be another $1500. That will put me at a total of $2725 towards the vacation. I owe around $3300 right now, but no discounts yet, so hopefully it will go down :)

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