Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #42

Shopping: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #42

Time Capsule Ideas:

* cash
* expired credit cards
* canceled checks
* Paypal statement
* bank statement

 

Making Cents of Change ~ Paper Layout by Andrea Friebus

Making Cents of Change ~ Paper Layout by Andrea Friebus

Get those creative juices flowing…

* What do you do with your change?
* If you see a penny on the ground, do you pick it up?
*  Who pays the bills in your family?
*  What methods do you currently use to make purchases?
*  How has your purchasing method changed over the years?
* Do you balance your checkbook and/or reconcile your account(s) on a regular basis?
*  Do you buy on credit?
*  How many credit cards do you use?
*  Do you spend beyond your means?
*  Do you have a budget? Do you follow it?
*  Do you bank online?
*  Do you carry cash?
*  Do you share an account with a spouse or partner?
*  Do you use fancy customized checks or standard issue?
*  How often do you actually see the money you barter with?
*  What is your bill paying process?

 

Documenting this part of your life now may help others…

* Compare the tools and methods used to trade today versus other periods of time.
* Gain a better understanding of the logistics involved with making purchases in this era.

 

Other ideas

*  Create a balance sheet for some area in your life, financial or otherwise.
*  Adopt a popular slogan or ad campaign of a current financial institution as the title or theme of your page.

 

 

 

Additional 2012 Design Team sample layouts for Weekly Challenge #42 may be found in this week’s Challenge Galleryif you complete this challenge yourself, please consider posting your project in the gallery as well so others may be inspired by YOU!

 

Coming Thursday on the Time Capsule blog… additional inspiration to help you complete Weekly Challenge #42 from this week’s sample layout artist,Andrea Friebus.

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