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52 weeks and a Mason Jar Savings Plan

With planning a trip to Europe next summer I have been doing a lot of research on saving for travel. Many websites and travel blogs have given so many great ideas which I plan on doing. My first step in saving for travel is following a great idea I saw on Pinterest.

This plan is called the 52 week savings plan. Each week you save a certain amount of $ based on what number week you are on. Week # 1 is $1 , Week # 2 is $2 , Week # 3 is $3, and so on. At the end of the 52 weeks you will have saved $1,378.

In order to feel motivated, I bought a cheap mason jar and covered it in travel stickers that I bought at Michaels. This is where I have been saving my money each week. This is a quick and easy motivational project that makes saving money fun and reminds you what your saving it for!

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Sounds easy right?  The hard part is leaving the money in the jar and not spending it!