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Paying My Way Around the World

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I need to save $20,000 by September for my RTW trip. Here is a monthly record of my progress and pertinent articles I’ve written with tips and tricks for saving money.

September 7, 2010 (Crossing the Finish Line)

Current Amount in Savings: $22,232.2 (minus $3891.87 spent)

Days Until Trip: 15

August 1, 2010 (How to be a Smart Splurger)

Current Amount in Savings: $19,734.21  (minus $2283.50 spent)

Days Until Trip: 51

July 4, 2010 (How the Internet Can Save you Money)

Current Amount in Savings: $18,460 (minus $1,247 spent)

Days Until Trip: 79

June 6, 2010 (Adding to Your Pot of Gold)

Current Amount in Savings: $17,460 (minus $450 spent)

Days Until Trip: 106

May 2, 2010 (Savings, Sacrifice and the Psychology of Delayed Gratification)

Current Amount in Savings: $15,137.79

Days Until Trip: 135

April 4, 2010 (Operation Clean Sweep)

Current Amount in Savings: $13,871.14

Days Until Trip: 163

March 7, 2010 (The Small Things: 9 Little Ways to Sock Away Travel Money)

Current Amount in Savings: $12,516.78

Days Until Trip: 191

February 7, 2010 (The Biggest Money Sucks for Twenty-Somethings)

Current Amount in Savings: $11,683.08

Days Until Trip: 219

January 5, 2010 (I’m going on a Spending Diet)

Current Amount in Savings: $10,033

Days Until Trip: 251

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