No Spend Month(s) – Running a blog Away Debt Running a blog Away Debt

by Hope

There have been numerous writers right here on BAD who’ve utilized a No Spend Month to make progress of their debt payoff journey. Listed here are just some of them:

Dad and mom Coming to Go to and No Spend Problem

Doing it once more – No Spend September

How the “No Spend Problem” Can Assist You Get out of Debt

Getting ready for a No Spend Month

I’ve determined to attempt for two months of no spending. After all, I had determined to do that after which my warmth went out. However I do plan to maneuver ahead.

Ready for No Spend

I ready for this by reviewing my pantry to see if I’ve the meals to final. (And my dad despatched me a package deal from Omaha Steaks as a Christmas present.)

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Reviewed occasions and wishes to verify there was nothing out of the atypical on the horizon.

And dedicated to NOT SPENDING for the following two months.

Setting Myself Up for Success

I consider that beginning the 12 months with this mindset accompanied by beginning my new half time job are setting myself up for achievement on the monetary entrance. Between my now 3 half time jobs + any extra challenge work I can choose up, I needs to be fairly busy. Hopefully.

I’m going to take a BAD commenter’s recommendation and do a weekly publish about all spending which needs to be all payments. This may assist maintain me accountable.

One Setback

Along with the warmth debacle, I’m going through, there was one extra setback. The challenge I used to be to finish this over the brand new 12 months vacation was placed on maintain…once more! So the fee, a big fee I anticipated to obtain round mid-month has been delayed once more. (This has been a continuing problem with this consumer/challenge that was initially contracted in August, 2023.) The timetable is as soon as once more up within the air. Which suggests, that the payments I anticipated overlaying simply for the following month-ish could also be more difficult than I deliberate. Nevertheless, there may be one other iron within the fireplace for extra work that I’m fairly hopeful about. I’ll preserve you posted.


Hope is a digital advertising and marketing supervisor and foster/adoptive single mother to 5 youngsters. She has run her personal consulting firm for over 15 years and took a leap of religion returning to the company world in 2021 to a job and group she loves! Hope started sharing her journey with the BAD neighborhood within the Spring of 2015 and looks like she has lastly mastered the steadiness between household first and sensible monetary choices.

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