It is time to bury your money!
For those of you who are unfamiliar with this tradition, what you do is bury a dollar (or any amount above a dollar that you want) in the soil on New Year's Eve. This can be in a houseplant if the ground is frozen or inaccessible, but I like to go outside, dig a hole, and drop my dollar in. (I put it in a plastic bag). As you bury said dollar, say out loud, "I am burying my poverty!" TIP - if you do this outside, make sure you place some sort of marker where you bury your buck.
On New Year's Day, dig UP the dollar, and as you do so, say out loud, "I am unburying my wealth!"
You can't spend the money- you can either keep it or give it away to charity. Giving it away is the best so you are less likely to spend it.
This tradition is supposed to give you an unexpected windfall of money during the year.
I have had money come to me the 6 years I have done this - while not what I would call a windfall it helped me out of tough times so I am NOT complaining.
It is a tradition I plan on keeping every year and I thank Chris for pointing me to it!!
Dig up your wealth!