MONEY SAVING TIPS
Make a budget: Save 60% of your monthly income to Savings Account, mutual fund, value or growth stocks from the stock market. Start by creating a budget to track your income and expenses. This will help you identify areas where you can cut back on spending and redirect those savings into your savings account.
Reduce your housing costs: Housing is typically one of the largest expenses in a person's budget. Consider ways to reduce your housing costs, downsizing to a smaller place, or refinancing your mortgage to lower interest rate.
Cut back on transportation costs: Cars are a big expense, between fuel, insurance, and maintenance. Consider using public transportation, carpooling, or biking to work to reduce these costs.
Reduce your grocery bill: Make a grocery list before you go shopping and stick to it. Avoid impulse buys and don't shop when you're hungry. Also, consider buying in bulk and taking advantage of sales and coupons.
Buy Grocery in Bulk: Consider buying groceries in bulk from wholesale stores. If you are not able to find the whole sale store, buy grocery items in loose not from packed item. For example, packed onion in bag much more expensive than buying in loose. This applies to Tomatoes, Garlic, avocado and all other groceries.
Cut back on entertainment costs: Going out to the movies, concerts, and sporting events can be expensive. Consider alternative, low-cost forms of entertainment, like renting movies, having a game night at home, or going for a hike.
Cut your restaurant bill: Avoid going restaurant for having food. Instead, prepare food or salad at home and have it at office.
Do not buy unnecessary items: By avoiding unnecessary purchases, you are able to save more money, which can help you reach your financial goals faster. No need to buy a new model of Phone every year or a Luxury car.
Automate your savings: Set up an automatic transfer from your checking account to your savings account each month. This way, you'll save without even thinking about it.
Minimize debt: Pay off high-interest debt as soon as possible, such as credit card balances. This will reduce the amount of interest you pay over time and free up more money to save. Do not buy home or expensive cars when you are young.
Find ways to increase your income: Consider taking on a side job or freelance work, selling items you no longer need, or renting out a room in your home.
Remember, the key to successful saving is to make it a habit. Start small and gradually increase the amount you save each month.