Looking For Ways To Save & Put More in Your Pocket?
Does it seem impossible for you to save money? Or, is there hardly any money left at the end of the week? Are you living from paycheck to paycheck? If so, read these simple tips to help you save money!
Struggling To Save
A large number of families are struggling to make ends meet. The idea of saving money may seem unachievable. But, there are modest ways to put more money in the bank. Even smaller steps towards the goal will help.
Consider the following 30 Ways to Save Money:
- Choose banking accounts which earn interest
- Look for ways to save on utilities (this can add up over time)
- Change your spending habits
- Look for ways to sell unneeded items
- Put big purchases on hold as long as possible
- Instead of going out with friends, have them come over
- Negotiate lower rates with credit card holders
- Skip the fast food restaurants and eat at home
- Throw out the cigarettes and limit drinking
- Make simple meals in batches to eat through the week
- Use a book swap club to read your favorite novels
- Lower the thermostat; use a programable unit
- If you must buy, price shop for the best deal
- Eliminate stress which causes the urge to go shopping
- Avoid memberships if at all possible (especially unused ones)
More money saving solutions:
- Help others by giving of your time instead of money
- Choose generic brands over name brands
- Make a savings plan and stick to it
- Make lunch for work instead of eating out
- Become handy in do it yourself home maintenance
- Consider moving to a smaller home
- For entertainment, choose free admission events
- During warmer months, grow your own garden
- Carpool with others to work through the week
- Buy in bulk (if the price is better)
- Lower cell phone expenses by going with a smaller plan
- Trade needed services with others willing to trade
- Choose to eat less meat
- Lower spending for vacation time
- Join a coop to save money on heavily used items
Although there are more ways to save money, these will provide some ideas to start with. Saving money is always possible. Finding a solution which works for you is the goal.
Always Look Forward
Keep a positive outlook on the goal to save! If you have failed, don’t consider the past. Always look forward and never give up! There is a way to save!