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"Drop A Dime" (change For A Change)

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1 lb = 1 dollar in (4 quarters)
3/4 lb = 75 cents
1/2 lb = .50 cents
1/4 lb = 25 cents

My grand kids decided to contribute a dime each time I resist a craving for 10 minutes.

(Traditional Reward for their behavior change efforts.)

Kids limit = $1.00/day Me = no limit

MORE INFORMATION:
1 large metal bank -
one hundred dollar bill on the outside - represents 100 pounds

At the local Dollar Store - much cheaper than large chain stores - Cha-Ching!)
- Submitted by JAZZYONE53 3/31/2010 in Saving Money | 7 Comments
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DEE107 4/7/2010 11:02:00 AM

    like this idea and great job too even the grandchildren are helping out ..way to go my friend
ONLYONEPOUND 3/31/2010 9:26:00 PM

    I like that. I will set a monetary goal. Good job!!! emoticon
-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 4/7/2010 11:25:00 AM

    I love this. Will definitely consider using this type of idea. emoticon
KARAND1 4/4/2010 8:00:00 AM

    this would also be a great incentive for kids...you could use this for an entire family...and when everyone has reached their goals use the money for a trip or something...i love this idea...fabulous jazzy!!!
SHERRY666 4/3/2010 4:42:00 PM

    I like this idea........ and at the end you get to treat yourself too... emoticon
SIMPLII-ME 3/31/2010 9:58:00 PM

    That's a great idea! emoticon
SUSANNE61 3/31/2010 9:13:00 PM

    Great idea. Saving as your lose. Perhaps a little reward at the end.

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