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    For those of you who don't know, Kakeibo is the Japanese art of saving money by bullet-journaling spending habits - pretty cool

    So as per the title, do you practice (or have you ever practised) Kakeibo to help you save money?

    If you have - and you'd be interested sharing some wisdom or talking about your experience - a journalist from the Sunday Times would love to hear from you!

    If you'd like to be involved, please send me a PM with your name and contact details before 9am tomorrow morning


    Other that Kakeibo, what other methods do you use to help you save money?

    In particular, are there any smartphone apps that have changed your life and made you a savvy-saver!?
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    Never heard of it before, actually!
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    I'd heard of bullet-journalling but never Kakeibo.

    There is some info here http://www.thejournal.ie/kakeibo-bud...33300-Jan2018/
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    Just buy own brand Lidl everything and shop in charity shops. Is how I get by on £20 a week
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Just buy own brand Lidl everything and shop in charity shops. Is how I get by on £20 a week
    £20 - wow! I think I could do that for a couple of weeks... but takeaway/dinners out are my downfall

    (Although I do a lot of charity shop-hunting )
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    £20 - wow! I think I could do that for a couple of weeks... but takeaway/dinners out are my downfall

    (Although I do a lot of charity shop-hunting )
    Yes I could literally vent about student finance all day :grumble:
    And nah I don't have take out, or go out for that matter :getmecoat:
    And :awesome: :five:
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    I meal plan and buy own-brand foods except for Nutella. So much cheaper. Also I have a list and stick to it. And never go shopping whilst hungry or just after pay day.
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    I've really wanted to try Kakeibo actually! I've been thinking about taking it up for the beginning of next term. At the moment I use an app called Yolt. It's really helpful in letting me know how much money I have each month/week/etc and when money is next expected to come in/go out. It also tracks my spending habits so I know if I'm developing bad ones!
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    Good idea. I'm going to start doing this.
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    I used to be mega hot on cutting down on expenses, however now I focus on increasing income instead. I've found it to be much more worthwhile.
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Just buy own brand Lidl everything and shop in charity shops. Is how I get by on £20 a week
    car boot sales are a lot cheaper than charity shops these days :emo:
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    car boot sales are a lot cheaper than charity shops these days :emo:
    That is a fair point, lots of charity shops can actually be quite expensive. Don't go to the ones in the middle of town cos they pay higher rent so have to sell their stuff for more. If you go to ones on the outskirts they are usually cheaper :yes:

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    Sometimes I'm tempted to introduce bullets in my budgeting but I think that's a different thing.
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    I just spend less than I make, and the savings go up.
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    That is a fair point, lots of charity shops can actually be quite expensive. Don't go to the ones in the middle of town cos they pay higher rent so have to sell their stuff for more. If you go to ones on the outskirts they are usually cheaper :yes:

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    at a car boot sale you can buy clothes for 50p.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    at a car boot sale you can buy clothes for 50p.
    but they arent a regular thing
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    but they arent a regular thing
    look kv... i have bought you a coat !

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com...2e75071c27.jpg

    that will be 49p

    :ahee:
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    look kv... i have bought you a coat !

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com...2e75071c27.jpg

    that will be 49p

    :ahee:
    so stylish :sexface:

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    that pig actually looks like one of mine :laugh:
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    so stylish :sexface:

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    that pig actually looks like one of mine :laugh:
    you should treat yourself to a perm

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com...26c3e01e0d.jpg

    :tongue:
 
 
 
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