Posts Tagged“save money”

There are some topics in life that many of us wish to avoid and if we were to draw on a couple of clichés two of life’s certainties would definitely pop up at this stage; death and taxes. Well, as the title has probably all but given away, we’re going to hone in on the former today. That’s right, let’s talk about death, or specifically what happens immediately afterwards. Once upon a time it wasn’t nearly as significant as it was now. We’re not talking about the process of dying, but rather the immediate funeral afterwards. Funeral costs were relatively…

Yoga is a great way to achieve inner peace and a clear mind. But it can be expensive to take classes and buy your equipment when you first get started. I love yoga and have been doing it for years. I seem to spend a lot of money on my hobby, especially on the weekly classes. In recent times, I’ve found it more and more difficult to pay for everything in my life. And then a yoga partner showed me a way how I could save money with my day-to-day purchases. How I Make Savings and How You Can Too:…

Most of us want to keep our heating bills under control. Often the main driver behind this is financial. This is understandable because many people are now living on a tight income. However, that is not the only reason people want to cut their fuel bills. A lot of us want to play our part in protecting the environment, and see using less fuel to heat our homes as a good way to do that, which it is. The less fuel we waste the fewer pollutants are generated by it being burnt. In addition, the fact that less fuel has…

If you’re an employer, particularly with a startup or small business, you may need your employees to travel, but the expenses associated with these trips can quickly come with of your biggest costs. According to a post on YoungUpstarts.com travel is usually a company’s third largest expense, behind only rent and salaries. It can be tough for employers because trying to cut costs on employees’ travel expenses can lead to some unhappy people, particularly if they’re used to maxing out their travel budget on every trip, but for most businesses, it’s essential that they keep these costs down. So what…

If you take the time to look at your monthly income and expenditure, you’ll probably be surprised with just how much money you spend each month. Naturally, things like rent and energy bills can’t be avoided but how much do you frivolously spend each month? It soon adds up and if you’re feeling the pinch towards the end of the month then it is probably as a result of the spontaneous spends that you make. If you want to get your finances in a bit more order and spend less money each month then here are 6 great money saving…

So you’ve made the decision to hit the road, spent hours online picking out the awesome places that you plan on visiting and the iconic landmarks that you want to see on your great adventure, there is now just one thing standing in the way between you and the World, money. Even though the idea of slumming it around the World can seem attractive, hopping from hostel to hostel and scratching a living to continue your travels, the truth is that money can pave the way for better experiences and more adventures. The best way to approach this is to bank as…

Does your bedroom look tired and dated? The bedroom is likely the room in your that you spend the most time in, so you do not want to have a bedroom that looks unpleasant. The good thing is you don’t have to have a lot of money to update the look of your bedroom, if fact you can do it quite affordably. Here are some tips on how to update the look your bedroom affordably without breaking the bank. It is All About Color Color  coordination is key to getting an attractive bedroom. Paint is surprisingly cheap if you do it yourself but…

So, you’ve made the leap and decided to leave behind the mundanity of day to day life, working for the man and seeing the same faces all the time, it’s time to strap on a back pack and travel. With such a decision comes fears and plenty of them, chief amongst these fears is, as always, money, will you have enough to achieve what you want? To travel where you want? Or to indulge in all of the fantastic activities that you will be presented with on the road? The best advice I can give before you start your travels…

Age doesn’t matter when it comes to becoming a millionaire. Mark Zuckerberg, Adam Horowitz, and even Justin Bieber are all evidences that youth is not a hindrance to success. Unlike before, young people have more access to endless possibilities with great earning potential. Getting attention for a business or for your act is no longer a problem thanks to the power of social media. The power is now right in our fingertips. This is the reason why you should amp up your goals and go for the gold: to become a young millionaire. And it’s not an impossibility. With smart…

Photo by CC user robbertjnoordzij on Flickr  Who wants to pay top dollar for things they can get for less? Nobody, that’s who. And this is why more and more smart shoppers are heading online to grab themselves discount deals, cut prices and super bargains on the web. The explosion in online shopping has seen 191 million US Internet shoppers, back in 2013, grow into a projected 215 million by 2018. The trend away from the mall into Internet stores has revolutionized the way we think about our purchases. Anything and everything from toothpaste to tractors, tech and even travel…