EXTENSION CONNECTION: Save money with the 52-week challenge

Published: Friday, February 1, 2013 at 01:28 PM.

•Track expenses

•Find spending leaks and ways to cut expenses

•Track your progress and

•Reward yourself

You can use the 52 Week Money Challenge to structure your New Year savings resolution. This simple savings approach will help you accomplish all seven money tips. 

Add $1 each week until you build up to saving $52 in the month's last week. Or you can do the opposite and start with $52 the first week and work your way down to saving $1 in the 52nd week. 

Some folks have opted for each, with the third week to be the 52nd week and count downward while the other weeks count upward.

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