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    Default Change jar uses?

    How do you use the money from your change jars?
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    fun money!
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    emergency fund
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    towards vaction
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    i use the coin star machine, then go grocery shopping.
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    Lunch money...and we don't take any out for a while, so we also use it for a vacation fund
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    We save all of our change and give it to Wesley for his piggy bank. He LOVES getting money.

    When the piggy's full, he takes it to the bank and puts it into his savings account, which is for his college.
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    I use mine for my special get-a-ways. When I want a day or two to myself DH gets a suite at my favorite hotel for me and my dog.
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    I cash it in once a year and deposit it in savings.
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    I just put our change back into the checking account.
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    Tickets for the annual renaissance festival
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    Since Im trying to build an emergency fund I think it will go towards that for now...eventually I would like to use it for fun money or vacations.
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    I'm using it toward Christmas
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    I plan to use mine to help fund a trip to another state for my kids to see their dad between summer visitations.

    Unfortunately, I've had to raid it a couple of times for gas money during the really high prices we had.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greebo View Post
    Tickets for the annual renaissance festival
    That was last year, dear. This year it has already been deposited into the account and rolled into last months debt snowball. We'll be needing to save for Ren Faire tickets... oops!
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