As “America Saves Week” continues on, I used to be reminded of another enjoyable holidays we should always all be higher about celebrating 😉
In any case, why ought to Black Friday and Cyber Monday have all of the enjoyable???
Impressed by a vigorous convo with @AdvisingWell:
Holidays That Are Really Good For Your Pockets:
1/10: “Reduce Your Power Prices Day” — A day that encourages individuals to lastly go searching for methods to scale back their power and save on their payments! And a vacation we will blame Canada for because it was first established by the CEEA (Canadian Power Effectivity Alliance) 😉
2/11: “Nationwide Inventors Day” — Whereas not celebrated by all international locations, Nationwide Inventor’s Day got here round within the early 1980’s to acknowledge the contributions of all inventors, lifeless and alive. And was so chosen on today (Feb 11th) to honor the delivery of one of the vital prolific, and well-known, inventors in historical past – Thomas Alva Edison, who as soon as held over 1,000 patents.
2/14: “Library Lovers Day” — A day to honor libraries, librarians, bookworms, and all different library lovers in your life whether or not they’re your Valentine or not 😉
three/14: “Pi Day” — An annual celebration of the mathematical fixed π (pi)! To not be confused with “Pi Approximation Day”, which is noticed on July 22, because the fraction 22⁄7 is a typical approximation of π relationship again to Archimedes… And whereas not technically a monetary vacation, nonetheless a fairly enjoyable one to know 😉
four/1: “Nationwide One Cent Day” — After we have a good time the day the primary cent was put into use!! Although good luck anybody believing you because it’s additionally after all April Idiot’s Day as properly (!!!).
four/16: “Nationwide Bean Counters’ Day“ – “Your accountant’s big day to take off from work, chill out and do issues that common individuals do! Properly, inside cause… they’re nonetheless accountants, in spite of everything.” – BeanCountersDay.com, haha… Take a look at their FAQs, they’re hilarious!
5/2: “Nationwide Life Insurance coverage Day” — The primary day that life insurance coverage turned obtainable in the USA! Wanna guess what time interval?? The late 1760s – when “the Presbyterian Synods in Philadelphia and New York based the Company for Aid of Poor and Distressed Widows and Kids of Presbyterian Ministers in 1759. Episcopalian clergymen created a comparable reduction fund in 1769.” – Wikipedia
5/20: “Nationwide Be a Millionaire Day“ — A day to “assume and dream about what it will be prefer to be a millionaire.” And one which’s additionally shared with “Nationwide Bike to Work Day” and “Nationwide Quiche Lorraine Day”, each of which aren’t practically as thrilling 😉
5/29: “529 Day!” — The right time to whip out these faculty financial savings calculators and get these investments going!! Except you already bought your free tuition by abstaining from all that intercourse?!
6/18: “Nationwide Splurge Day” — A day I wouldn’t go recommending to everybody (for many, day by day is a splurge day! Haha…), nevertheless I believe we’re secure on this weblog, so mark it in your calendar after which get able to deal with yo’ self 😉
(Enjoyable Truth: I really made up this vacation again in 2008, after which a reader identified that it was really “a factor!” And much more wild than that, the subsequent day after running a blog about it was the *official* Nationwide Splurge Day – hah!)
7/2: “Nationwide Simplicity day” — A day to get again to the fundamentals and embrace easy residing once more! In honor of the one and solely Henry David Thoreau who was born on today in 1817.
“In proportion as he simplifies his life, the legal guidelines of the universe will seem much less advanced, and solitude won’t be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weak point weak point.” – Walden, Henry David Thoreau
7/5: “Workaholics Day” — A day to step again and take it straightforward for as soon as. Because you most likely simply labored on July 4th BECAUSE YOU CAN’T STOP!!! 🙂
7/18: “Insurance coverage Nerd Day” — I don’t assume you wanted the “nerd” clarification right here, haha, however sure – anytime you point out the phrase “insurance coverage” it actually doesn’t evoke celebration 😉 However perhaps when you threw a celebration yearly on today it’ll get individuals speaking? And the one who reveals up with the least quantity of insurance coverage has to pay for all of it?? Who’s in??? 😉
The 2nd Saturday in August: “Nationwide Storage Sale Day” — The right day to host a yard sale and get everybody’s quarters and dimes!!
eight/15: “Work Like a Canine Day” — The other of “Workaholics Day” the place all of the slackers in your life are pressured to do one thing for as soon as 😉
eight/17: “Nationwide Thrift Store Day” — The right time to go SPEND all these quarters and dimes! 😉
eight/25: “Nationwide Second Hand Wardrobe Day” — For all these frugal fashionistas!
10/12: “Nationwide Financial savings Day” — Most likely top-of-the-line days of the yr, if it weren’t for the next day on this record 😉
10/19: “Worldwide Be Happy with Your Cash Day!“ — A vacation I could or might not have made as much as give ourselves credit score for all of the monetary wins in our lives! Since most different days we’re so onerous on ourselves and overlook how far we’ve are available our journey!
11/19: “Girls’s Entrepreneurship Day” — A day created by social entrepreneur Wendy Diamond, that “empowers, celebrates, and helps ladies in enterprise worldwide.”
11/21: “Use Much less Stuff Day” — A good time to re-evaluate how we eat in our lives!
“All our stuff – cell telephones, garments, vehicles, disposable chopsticks, and on and on – comes from someplace and has to go someplace after we throw it out. That takes a giant toll on the planet…” – GreenPeace.org
Yup! And one in every of my favourite bloggers on this space is Bea Johnson of ZeroWasteHome.com and the Zero Waste motion. She’s a bit hardcore, however what a mindset to work in the direction of!
11/22: “Purchase Nothing Day” – A superb day, if it wasn’t adopted so carefully by Black Friday??? What’s the purpose of holding again your dollars at some point, simply to unleash all of them on one other? Now if we’re speaking about Purchase Nothing *Months*…
12/5: “Worldwide Volunteer Day for Financial & Social Improvement” aka “Worldwide Volunteer Day” — A world observance mandated by the UN Common Meeting in 1985 that gives “a possibility for volunteer-involving organizations and particular person volunteers to advertise volunteerism, encourage governments to help volunteer efforts and acknowledge volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs) at native, nationwide and worldwide ranges.” Strive saying that 5x quick!
12/18: “Reply the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day” – Completely not a monetary vacation, BUT HOW FUNNY IS THIS??? “Merely reply the cellphone and say “(Insert your Title) the Elf, what’s your favourite shade?” – NationalDayCalendar.com
12/20: “Free Delivery Day” — A frugal lover’s moist dream, offered you’re not over spending simply to get the free delivery 🤦
And there you have got it! A bunch of wonderful excuses to have a good time this yr!!
*** GO MARK THEM ON YOUR CALENDAR, STAT! ***
And while you end, give your self a break and take part in at present’s vacation – “Public Sleeping Day”… Although perhaps not when you’re at work 😉
Jay loves speaking about cash, accumulating cash, blasting hip-hop, and hanging out along with his three lovely boys. You’ll be able to take a look at all of his on-line tasks at jmoney.biz. Thanks for studying the weblog!