The expenses of the holidays are likely to have made you more aware of your finances, which means that now is the perfect time to commit to growing your savings. It might seem easier said than done, but putting away a small amount of money each month isn’t too difficult. Let these articles help you out!
Need To Save? Here's How You Trick Yourself Into It
“We all know that spending less and saving more money are two things we all should do, problem is, the ‘do’ part of the equation is often left out. When you have a full-time job, a family, and a social life to tend to, adding one more thing to the to-do list can become a huge hurdle. That’s why I’ve taken to tricking myself into spending less money, so it becomes more automatic. Yes, I like to play mind games on myself—mind games that save me dough.
Psychological tricks aren’t some kind of witchcraft. They work and can seriously help you win at life, trust me on this one. Don’t believe me? Read on to discover a few of the tricks I use regularly to curb the spending and keep the cash in the bank. Give them a try, you might surprise yourself. Make 2017 the year of investing, not splurging.”
31 Ways To Save Big Money Every Day In January
“Saving money is like flossing. We all know we should be doing it, but it's just as easy not to. And, like flossing, it has serious benefits, both long and short term. Think of good breath as your short-term savings fund, and the long-term benefits of life-long dental care as a future house and healthy 401(k).
Okay, we've pushed the tooth metaphor a bit too far, but, in all seriousness, good savings habits are an excellent New Year's resolution, one that it literally pays to keep. Ahead, we've rounded up 31 tips to help you do just that, starting now, and at any budget — one for each day of the month. At the end of January, you might find some tips are worth doing for the rest of the year.”
How To Afford The Life You Want In 2017
“If the start of the year gives you money anxiety you're not alone—more than a third of American's say the New Year prompts them to take stock of their finances. But if your goal only focuses on the big-picture, you're making a vital mistake. Whether you're saving for your first home or to build an emergency fund, we've pinpointed the smart and simple habits that will help you achieve your goals in 12 months. Requiring little more than a few money apps, time, and resolve to start anew, they're easy to action now.”