I decided the other that night I was going to start saving for a new Mac Pro, in thinking about I wondered if there might be anyone else around here who's in a similar position who might want to track their savings also? Basically, I want a mac pro and I could just go out and buy one... but I think I'd get a lot more satisfaction from it if I spent the next 6 months saving for it.. and then bought one with my hard earned savings. The plan is simple... today is December 26th. There's bound to be a new Mac Pro to come out in the next 6 months... so the prices on current machines will come down.. I could go refurbished and get an older or new and cheaper.. I dunno, it depends. Either way, in 6 months or so... I expect that I'll need about $2400 to buy this sweet new machine. The price could vary, it could be less... but that's about how much I'm looking to save. That's about $400 a month. And on average.. about $13 a day. June 26th or so... I'll be buying a new mac. So does anyone want to join me? I'm going to work together a budget for spending that will allow me to meet my savings milestones... basically cut the fat out of stuff I like to do, trim it back and save where I can. Sell a few items on ebay that are just cluttering up my house... Here's my list so far: I'm going to set up an auto savings plan from work to get $100 per pay check dropped into a separate account. I'm going to work an extra half hour every day then I won't miss it at all from my paycheck. I'm going to stop drinking diet soda with lunch.. soda is expensive and the caffeine is bad for me.. it'll save me a few bucks a day - plus I'll be healthier. No more snacks from the vending machine... again, they're bad for me anyways. I'll have to get a piggy bank at work for the extra coinage. That's it for now... anyone else have ideas on how to save small amounts of money? Anyone care to join me on this six month journey?