A testimony from Holly
Six months ago we started looking at booster car seats since we knew our daughter was soon going to be needing one. I found the one I wanted based on safety factors, length of time she could use it, and personal reviews from other people who had also purchased the same seat. It wasn’t an immediate need so we decided to start putting $20 from each paycheck into an envelope.
Every two weeks when we got out our cash, we added that amount to the envelope and it quickly added up. Before we knew it, we had enough money.
I was actually looking online one evening and realized that the seat we had picked out was on sale at Amazon. I went ahead and ordered the seat that night and I ran by the bank the next morning and deposited my cash back into the bank!
It was such an amazing feeling to know that we had worked to save up the money. We didn’t have to worry if we were going to have enough money to pay for at the end of the month! Every time I put my daughter into her seat, I know that it’s paid for–free and clear of any credit card debt!
Holly Bennett is a curriculum writer in Texas. She and her husband of 8 years, Ed, have two girls (4 1/2 and 2). They love to spend time together as a family!
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