Final: February 2010 Days Without Spending Money

Each month for the last year I’ve wanted to see how many $0 days I could get. All costs are rounded.

February 01: Paid 6 month car insurance premium and $33 in gas
February 02: $0
February 03: $0
February 04: $30 in gas
February 05: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day
February 06: $0
February 07: $31 needless purchase
February 08: $0
February 09: $0
February 10: $0
February 11: $52 on some winter gear that I felt I was sorely lacking during snowpocalypse
February 12: $60 on taxes
February 13: $0
February 15: $0
February 16: $0
February 17: $0
February 18: $0
February 19: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day and $33 in gas
February 20: $37 on dinner
February 21: $0
February 22: $55 on some pest control supplies cause I have silverfish and stupid mice, $32 on gas
February 23: $0
February 24: $0
February 25: $0
February 26: Paid state and local taxes, $10 dinner with co-workers, $200 on clothes from tax return money, $35 on gas
February 27: $0
February 28: $0

Days in February not spending money: 17.
This is my last post of my $0 days. I said I’d do it for a year, and I started in March 2009.

Total $0 for the last year: 201 out of 365

See also: January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March

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January 2010 Days without Spending Money

Each month I want to see how many $0 days I can get. All costs are rounded.

January 01: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day & $26 for some business supplies
January 02: $0
January 03: $34 in gas
January 04: $45 to support a local artist, $35 for a compost bin
January 05: $0
January 06: $100 dinner at Volt for Table 21
January 07: $36 on gas
January 08: $0
January 09: $0
January 10: $38 purchase
January 11: $1489 on new brake system for mustang
January 12: $0
January 13: $15 local tax payment
January 14: $36 in gas
January 15: $0
January 16: $0
January 17: $0
January 18: $0
January 19: $20 on gas
January 20: NEW Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day due to payroll schedule change
January 21: $0
January 22: $36 in gas, $48 random purchase for the house
January 23: $0
January 24: $15 donation to my Grove for a workshop
January 25: $0
January 26: $35 in gas
January 27: $0
January 28: $0
January 30: Paid car insurance premium 6 months in advance
January 31: $0

Days in January not spending money: 15.
Decent month. My pay scheduled changed at work, so my debt payment reports have moved to the 5th and 20th of each month. The last one of these will be next month, and then I’ll have had a year of tracking and will post the entire total in March.

See also: December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March

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December 2009 Days without Spending Money

Each month I want to see how many $0 days I can get. All costs are rounded.

December 01: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day
December 02: $38 on henna, $10 text deposit, $34 on gas
December 03: $0
December 04: $64 gift purchase
December 05: $0
December 06: $33 on gas
December 07: $0
December 08: $35 on gas, $16 on dinner
December 09: $20 on dinner, $38 on gifts, $21 text deposit.
December 10: $0
December 11: $0
December 12: $0
December 13: $0
December 14: $20 copay at doctors
December 15: $32 in gas
December 16: $0
December 17: $166 on final christmas gifts
December 18: $0
December 19: $0
December 20: $0
December 21: $0
December 22: $20 for a christmas tree, $40 cash withdraw
December 23: $0
December 24: $0
December 25: $0
December 26: $0
December 27: $27 on a gift replacement for my cousin
December 28: $0
December 29: $30 in gas
December 30: $0

Days in December not spending money: 18.

Most of the gifts purchases listed here are actually paid for out of my Christmas fund, not extra money from my paycheck. I put away a little every month throughout the year to save up all the money I budget for the holidays so that I’m not putting stress on myself at the end of the year.

Being at home for a week cause of my injury also helped save money on gas. It probably saved me $60 or more.

I’m gonna stop doing these in March, which will be a year worth of $0 days. Maybe I’ll post a big grand total in March with an average or something. But I think they’ve served their purpose, and spending as little as possible has become more of a habit than anything.

See also: November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March

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November 2009 Days Without Spending Money

Each month I want to see how many $0 days I can get. All costs are rounded.

November 01: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day
November 02: $141 at the market
November 03: $0
November 04: $0
November 05: $15 on dinner
November 06: $38 on gas
November 07: $0
November 08: $0
November 09: $16 on dinner
November 10: $0
November 11: $36 on gas
November 12: $0
November 13: Bi-monthly bill payment day
November 14: $0
November 15: $34 on gas
November 16: $25 donation, $40 holiday gift
November 17: $0
November 18: $0
November 19: $35 on gas
November 20: $0
November 21: $0
November 22: $33 on gas
November 23: $100 in Yule gift purchases
November 24: $0
November 25: $0
November 26: $0
November 27: $0
November 28: $40 charitable donation
November 29: $31 in gas
November 30: $0

Days in November not spending money: 16.

See also: October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March

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October 2009 Days without Spending Money

Each month I want to see how many $0 days I can get. All costs are rounded.

October 01: Bi-Monthly Bill Payment Day
October 02: $0
October 03: $0
October 04: $0
October 05: $0
October 06: $31 in gas, $40 for Grove/ADF renewal, $5 for ADF donation
October 07: $0
October 08: $0
October 09: $69 for camping registration
October 10: $0
October 11: $0
October 12: $30 on gas
October 13: $112 to my church as a donation, $49.50 towards tax course tuition for books
October 14: $0
October 15: Bi-monthly bill payment day
October 16: $30 on gas
October 17: $56 on food
October 18: $0
October 19: $0
October 20: $30 on gas
October 21: $0
October 22: $0
October 23: $460 on new tires and alignment
October 24: $0
October 25: $30 on gas
October 26: $0
October 27: $0
October 28: $0
October 29: $32 on gas
October 30: $10 for a workshop
October 31: $0

Days in October not spending money: 18.
Not a bad month, if I do say so myself.

See also: September, August, July, June, May, April, March

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