Saving Money: 3 Basic Ways to Jump Start Your Savings Plan

Are you still struggling with the idea of saving money?

Alright!...here are three basic ways to jump-start your savings plan:

1. Reduce Your Spending

In order to start cutting back your spending, you need to separate what you need for survival and what you want for luxury. One of the effects of our ‘modern’ living is that we see a blur between the two. Put high priority on the things you need for survival.

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with spending money on what you want. However, unless you have an enough amount of money, then your budget can only go so far. Find something that you don’t need, cut it out of your lifestyle.

2. Find Ways That You Waste Money to Make Changes

For example,

  • Change your incandescent bulbs to energy saving bulbs to reduce your electricity bill.
  • Cut down on your fuel budget by trading down your fuel guzzler with a more fuel efficient vehicle.
  • Instead of buying lunch at work, consider taking a packed meal.

It’s all about finding a way you are spending money inefficiently and finding a way to get the same benefit in a different, cheaper manner.

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3. Shop Smart

Spend less by getting a better deal, buy cheaper, get discounts, comparison shop for a better price for a better quality.

In summary, live within your means and make choices that help you reach your goals.


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