October’s Collective Savings Totals are In!
Author: Anna Newell Jones

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September’s Collective Savings totals are in! In October we collectively saved $26,141.28! That brings our Collective Savings to $868,008.21!! Impressive!!

If you have been thinking about getting out of debt but just haven’t taken the leap yet why not do it today? Here’s the link to the Get Out of Debt Pledge. You can absolutely have a debt free life too!

Also, be sure to log your savings/debt pay off amounts on the Collective Savings page so I can add in hard work and saving successes!


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Happy 3 Years! (& A Year-End Review)
Author: Anna Newell Jones

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Whoa. It’s been 3 years (as of December 29th) since I started this site as a way to document my impending Spending Fast, and I always like to look back at the previous year to take it all in and appreciate what’s happened and the progress that’s been made.

The first year (2010) was all about the Spending Fast, and I managed to eliminate close to 18k that first year (!!).

The second year (2011) was all about the Spending Diet, and I managed to eliminate the remaining debt. It took a total of 15 months to knock-out the debt that I thought I would die with.

This third year (2012) has been all about trying to learn how to spend “normally”. Some months have been super easy and other months, super terrible. I guess that’s about as “normal” as it gets, huh?

Some highlights from the year…

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    Hi, I'm Anna! I paid off close to 24k in debt in only 15 months & it completely changed my life! I want you to have a debt-free life too so here you'll be able to read all about: How to do a Spending Fast®, saving & making more money, DIY's, & a lot about living awesomely with less. Also! We're building a Tiny House and we're going to be on Tiny House Nation. Follow along!!

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