Posts Tagged“save money”

For many years I had wanted to take the trip of a lifetime and head to the Maldives, and last year I was finally able to realize my dream. I was lucky enough to go with my best friend Kati Volitich and we had the most amazing time over the two weeks. Something which frustrated me a great deal was the people who had told me that I was lucky to be able to take such a trip. There was no luck involved in what I did and I had to scrimp and save for over a year before I…

For many of us, saving money is a priority when it comes to moving, particularly if you already have other expenses to deal with such as the cost of your house or flat and expenses such as surveys and conveyancing. If you want to save money, you can begin by selling off items you no longer need – you can do this over the Internet or through word-of-mouth. You can also try to save money by booking your removals firm a few weeks or even months before your move; this may give you a good discount, especially if your move…

Are you someone who is always searching for a good deal? If the answer is yes, does that apply to when you want to get in a vacation or even a day trip or two? When you take the time and effort to search for deals, you are more than likely going to come across them. Are you seeking specials for trips to Disneyland, Disney World, and Universal Studios? Uncover Savings Today So that you are able to seize deals as often as possible, keep these pointers in mind: 1. Internet – The worldwide web is a great starting point…

If you are in college, saving money may be a foreign concept to you. Unless you are planning a road trip or have fraternity dues to pay, most cash gets spent not long after you get paid. However, there are plenty of reasons why you should learn how to become financially literate. In the article below, we’ll show you how stockpiling your cash can lead to a brighter future. Cash on hand = more fun During the school year, money will pass through your hands like water. Books, tuition, crazy Friday nights – these are all expenses that can add…

When you feel as if a vacation is a necessity, do you also get a little lump in your throat? That lump can be the result of sensing you do not have the funds to go on the vacation you and your family desire. If that sounds like your story, let it known that there are some ways to go on a fun and yet affordable vacation. Whether you’re thinking a summertime trip or over the holidays, planning ahead of time is always good. You oftentimes get the best prices on airfares, hotels, rental cars, and more. So, are you…

Travelling the world is an exciting experience and it is a fabulous opportunity to learn and grow. Travelling is pretty expensive when you factor in expenses like accommodation, transportation, food, and the entry fees for all the things that you want to visit. But thankfully there are cost effective ways to see the world. Organise a Home Exchange Organising a home exchange is a great way to live in a new area without having to worry about accommodation expenses. Some businesses offer this opportunity for their employees or you can look online to find people in other areas of the…

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…