One of the biggest reasons for creating MommyLuvs2save was to create a community of moms and dads who want to help their family save money when buying essentials in order to free up money for debt repayment. My own family has paid off over $111,500 in consumer debt including credit cards, student loan debt and 2 vehicles. I am a teacher at heart. I want to use the skills that I have learned to help YOU ditch debt. I want to encourage each of you in your efforts so that one day you can feel the freedom of being debt free. I’m not quite there yet either (we still have a mortgage) so I need encouragement as well
It can be very difficult to pay down debt. There are many temptations to spend money. We live in a culture that encourages debt and spending. In addition, expenses come up and there never seems to be any extra money for paying down debt. I want to urge each of you to participate in a challenge. Just leave a comment about one positive step you’ve taken for your family each day. Did you eat in instead of going out? Did you save money at the grocery store? Did you pay extra on your credit card? Leave a comment below and we will cheer one another on every day and every step of the way.
* I will also be sharing my progress from the day prior.
My Progress: I had a decent day yesterday. I spent most of the day with my momma so my dad could go to work. Before heading over there I ran into CVS just to do a quick few deals. I went in with a $7 ECB. I left having spent $17 with 5 conditioners, 2 tubs of Noxzema and a tube of Crest toothpaste and $20 in ECB’s for next time. I was happy with that. The girls were happy too when they got off of the bus and saw the CVS bags. My little (actually taller than me now) LOVES CVS and loves getting off the bus to check out my frugal deals. In the next few days I’ll get some Beauty Bucks from CVS too, which will sweeten the deal even more.
We got pizza for dinner. One of our local pizza shops has a Thursday deal, so we did that. I registered the girls for a lacrosse workshop, which was $50. They want to get their skills up before the season starts. I did all of my Bing searches. I listed something for sale on the Facebook yard sale site.
So how about you ? What did you do ?? Let’s make 2020 our year !!!