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Honestly think about it what would you give up to save money?
Would you give up your morning latté? Or what about your weekend entertainment? Would you buy generic groceries to save money? Think about it. What would you give up to save money?
What are you saving money for? What are your financial goals?
Do you have a money plan? Are you using a budget? What are you saving money for? A house or a vacation? Or are you saving for retirement? Or are you saving money to get out of debt? All of these are great reasons to set up a budget and save money. All of these are great reasons to down size or give up something to save money. What would you give up?
Big ticket items.
Are you living house poor? Is your home mortgage or rent costing you way more than it should be? If you were to downsize could you save money? If you were to move to a different neighborhood could you save money on transportation, taxes and fees? Is your home costing more money than it should be?
Have you acquired too many big toys? Such as cars, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, trailers and more? Do you use them? Are they costing you large amounts of money? What about a timeshare? Is your timeshare costing you too much money?
Think about it what do you currently have that you are not really using that is sitting there collecting dust? Would you give it up if it meant saving money? Would you give it up if it meant making money? You can sell those big boy toys and make money all while saving money on the next rental payment or maintenance payment.
Do you have items around the house you are ready to give up?
You can make money selling your unwanted stuff online. Or host a garage sale and make money. What are you doing this week? Organize the house room by room and figure out what you want to give up? Do your kids have too many toys? Or is the linen closet over flowing? Do you really need all those electronics? What would you give up to save money and make money?
We gave up a list of items and managed to save more than $750 a month.
As a family we took a serious look at our finances and we attended Financial Peace University to learn more about saving money. If you have time and want to invest in your financial future Total Money Makeover is a great book by Dave Ramsey. It changed the way we look at money and it teaches you how to get your finances in order. If you are looking to get out of debt and save money Total Money Makeover is a great book. This book changed our lives for the better.
Learn what we gave up to save over $750 a month. What could you give up to save money? We gave up these items and haven’t looked back. I don’t miss the things we gave up. Honestly we are living well with less.
Could you live more frugally to save money?
Could you live well with less? Would you be just as satisfied and happy if you chose the generic brand at the grocery store? Could you survive on yummy homemade meals instead of drive thru dinners? What if I told you there are over 75 ways you can cut your household expenses to save money. By living more frugally and more simply you can save money and still live very well. Here are 10 ways to simplify your life and save more money.
You can still have a great time and save money.
You don’t need to break the bank to have a great weekend. Have you heard about no spend weekends. Or what about a no spend girls weekend? You can have an amazing frugal summer with your family full of great family activities and great memories. You can do all of this without giving up anything! All you require is some planning and some time.
Are you looking forward to your next date night but the budget is tight? You don’t have to give up the quality time with your spouse. Enjoy an amazing frugal date night full of quality moments.
You don’t need to give up everything to live well and save money.
You can learn to live more frugally and save amazing amounts of money to help you reach your goals. Simple easy choices can help you to reduce your household expenses and save money. Some are as simple as turning off the lights, using a meal plan or using a budget. Is your energy bill too high? Learn how these few minor changes can save you money on your energy and utilities.
What will you give up to save money?
Do you want to live like no one else? Well you need to give up a few things to get there. What items are costing you too much money? What items do you no longer use? What could you do to live more frugally?
Make the changes you need to reach your goals. Make the changes you need to save money.
Have an amazing day,
Saving & Simplicity
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Are you looking to get your finances under control and learn how to budget? You can get our free budgeting printable here. Another great resource for budgeting and learning all the ins and outs of personal finance is The Total Money Makeover. This book changed our personal finances for the better and is a must read.
If you have read my blog before you have heard me talk about MyFreezEasy meal plans and how much I love them. You have also heard me talk about all the time and money meal planning saves me. I use to choose take out or drive thru coffee or dinner at a restaurant after a long hard day. Learning to meal plan effectively helped curb that habit and now we are enjoying yummy homemade meals that our family love.
Is your grocery budget stressing you out? Are you trying to figure out how to feed our family healthy meals while you watch the price of groceries rise? You are not alone.
The Grocery Budget Workshop taught me how to save money at the grocery store. It taught me how to cook efficiently, manage a grocery budget, shop sales and coupon quickly. It also taught me how to save over $700 a month on items our family really didn’t need.
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