Posts Tagged“save money”

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…

Giving your home a much needed facelift doesn’t always have to cost the Earth. Whether you’re looking to spruce up in order to sell, renovating a new property that you’ve just bought, or simply would like a change in your home without breaking the bank, there are plenty of ways that you can just that in a cost effective way. A lick of paint The easiest way to bring a new lease of life into your home is by giving the place a fresh lick of paint. Whether you want to repaint the whole house or just one or two…

While saving money on shoe shopping may seem like an impossible task, especially for all of the fashionistas out there, all it takes is a few minor adjustments in order to get the most out of your dollar. Altering your method of shopping and deciding on the right shoe styles you choose makes a world of difference. First of all, it is best to stick to the classics shoe styles that you know you will be able to wear for years. Sure, the latest trends may look awesome for a month or two, but after a while, all they will…

Each week, the majority of people are at work during the best part of the day, so spending money on non-essentials is harder to do. The weekends, however, can prove to be a black hole for all your extra cash as you suddenly have a lot more time to be spending your money. It’s this weekend fund that could be a gold mine for your savings. Below are some useful ideas on how to curb your own weekend spending and put this money to better use. Have a Budget Having a weekly budget is vital if you want to use…

The past few years have been difficult for many people financially. However, there are also many people who have made it through without much of a negative impact financially. How were these people able to do it? There are many things a person can do to prevent themselves from being sucked down a hole of financial ruin. The proactive steps that you take when things are going good will often determine how you do when things go bad. You should always think about the future, keeping in mind the worst case scenario. Your goal should then be to protect yourself…

Saving money is right up there on people’s lists of difficulties, alongside the likes of quitting smoking, turning down a chocolate bar and forcing themselves to get to the gym to make the most of their expensive memberships. However it’s actually saving money which causes people to lose sleep and even get ill even though it’s something that you can learn to do from an early age. When you start to receive your own pocket money from your parents you don’t think “great, that’s going in the bank account.” You initially think about what you’re going to buy, a thought…