Start your $1,000 savings challenge now with this free printable! This tracker will help you build your emergency fund with just $20 a week for 52 weeks.
A car repair. A leaky toilet. A trip to the vet.
All of these unexpected expenses can throw your budget for a complete loop. Being prepared as much as you can is your best bet when live throws you a financial curve ball.
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An even better strategy is to have an emergency savings fund. An emergency fund offers a buffer for these expenses so you can still keep your budget in check. Ideally an emergency fund should have 6-12 months of expenses, but it’s totally okay to start small. A $1,000 emergency fund is great place to start!
Using The $1000 Savings Challenge Printable
You can start saving at any point in the year with this $1,000 Savings Challenge.
To get in the habit of savings, the challenge begins with just $10 a week for the first few weeks. Then it progresses o a $20 week savings to bring you to a grand total of $1,000 in one year.
Keep track of the dates so you remember which week you are on and check off the column once you’ve made your contribution to savings for the week.
Saving Tracker Printable Details
The savings tracker is a PDF file and Adobe Reader is required to access and open these. It is free to download.
Printed colors may vary from computer monitor colors. Want to save on color ink? Just print in black and white!
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