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The Winter Savings Effect

February 19th, 2009 at 10:03 pm

Has anyone else noticed that it is MUCH easier to save in the winter than in the other seasons? I think it is because cocooning is so darn cheap. I know with my wife and kids, if they are out somewhere, they are spending money. So the only time I ever come close to catching up is January through April - unfortunately a very short season.

7 Responses to “The Winter Savings Effect”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Yes, I've noticed this. We really only catch up in January and February. March is a birthday month for a preteen these days.

  2. my english castle Says:

    yeah--except for our heating bill!

  3. mom-sense Says:


    I agree with you, and notice the same thing here looking at my spending since January 09. It is just too cold to go out without a purpose.

  4. homebody Says:

    Mmmmm... in thinking about it, I believe you are right!

  5. Amber Says:

    I never thought about it but I have stayed in pretty much all winter

  6. Amber Says:

    Hi Ralph, hope all is well I haven't seen you around in a while

  7. Ralph Says:

    Thanks for asking, Amber. I finally made it back and entered a post. I want to shoot for a minimum of one per month this year, just to ensure I stay financially focused.

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