How to Save Money


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Tyrin Meranda and Jack Abel

Short on Cash, it is known that many teens and adults struggle to keep track of where their money goes. Here are some ways to save and enjoy money in a better manner. 

Eliminate debt

Debt is an amount of money that you owe to someone because you bought something you did have enough money for at the time so you borrowed money from someone else. Most people that go to college and or buy a new car, or even a house rack up a lot of debt in their name. A budget can help you keep track of how much you earn and spend, as well as what you spend your money on. Being more conscious of your income and expenses can assist you in eliminating or reducing unnecessary costs. 

Make goals

Saving goals are important for having money for specific intentions. This can be for a couple different reasons, a saving goal shouldn’t be just a random amount of money you have in the bank. It should have a purpose so you have something to work towards. Saving is a fundamental component of establishing a financial foundation. You’re more likely to develop habits that put your money to work for you if you make saving a priority and make a plan. Make a plan for achieving your goal. Some goals, such as purchasing a car, may be more prompt. Other goals, such as reaching your retirement savings, may take longer and necessitate more ongoing planning.

Spend to Save

It is essential to make your money work for you and not work for money. Now you obviously need to work for money but this means you need to take the money you have and invest it. Money sitting in the bank doesn’t do anything but sit, if you keep your money in various stocks this increases the value of the dollar you put in. You have to be careful about what stocks to invest in and it helps to have an advisor, but if you can do it correctly this is a very effective way of accumulating wealth.

If you’re low on funds and need some cash, follow these three tips to help you today. There are so many other ways to help you gain wealth as well and if none of the tips we suggested work for you do your own research and you can find easy ways to save and gain cash.