Save your change...It really adds up!

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by PhotobearSam, Sep 5, 2005.

  1. PhotobearSam

    PhotobearSam <font color=red><img src=

    May 3, 2001
    I just rolled all the change in my Piggy (Huge Coke Bottle) Bank...

    Here is the total:

    $954 Canadian and $181 US...

    I even had $13.01 in Pennies...That is about $11 US so that is worth all the trouble of saving it and rolling it up.

    This Money is not really for the trip as it is for flooring in our new house...

    Saved it all since December 04.....Worth it! :banana:
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  3. DiznEeyore

    DiznEeyore <font color=navy>Donkey-Huggin' DVC Member<br><fon

    May 1, 2000
    Great job!!! :banana:
  4. Free4Life11

    Free4Life11 DIS Cast Member<br><font color=red>I just have to

    Apr 26, 2002
    I just started a few weeks ago and I've already saved a lot. Not tons, but I am single and think I've done pretty well.
  5. DisneyGirl83

    DisneyGirl83 Mouseketeer

    Jan 26, 2004
    Congrats. I've been trying really hard with my change jar. I still have about 9 months so I'm hoping by the time I go I have around $1000. I just throw all my change and singles in there. Here's hoping I won't dip into it!
  6. jkmmah

    jkmmah DIS Veteran

    Oct 14, 2004
    We've done the "change jar" since our first dd was born, almost 8 years ago. On her birthday each year we take all the change (rolled of course) to the bank to deposit in her savings account. Dh and I also match whatever amount is in the change jar. We're trying to set the pattern for her so when she starts earning her own money through allowances, etc she'll be encouraged to save as much as she can to see mom and dad match it.

    Now that we have another dd in the family we deposit the change twice/year, once on each birthday. It's been a wonderful way to add to their savings account! And it's fun and sentimental for us, too.

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