Category Archives: Saving Money

6 Basic Budgeting Habits to Take Up Today

6 Basic Budgeting Habits to Take Up Today

Do you want to know why so many people find budgeting difficult?

It’s because when you decide to create a budget, you’re not just choosing to spend your money differently. You’re also planning to change your habits. If you’ve ever tried to give something up like smoking or drinking before, then you’ll know how difficult changing a habit can be.

The easiest way to change a bad habit, is to take up some new, contradictory good ones instead. As you get used to these new behaviors, you’ll gradually be able to tune out the urge to continue with your other, more destructive activities.

So, what kind of budgeting habits can you put into place for your financial future?

1.     Always Know Where you Stand with Your Money

If you’ve ever bought something on your credit or debit card and thought to yourself, “I hope this payment goes through”, then you’re already in a bad place with your budget. The only way you can change your spending habits is to begin by making sure you know Continue Reading

Saving or Investing – What should I do with my money?

Saving or Investing – What should I do with my money?

Deciding what to do with our money is an often tricky minefield, particularly when we are not well-versed at handling our finances. We discuss the important points that will help you decide if saving or investing is the best course of action for you, depending on your personal situation and financial goals. The difference between… Continue Reading

Home Services That Can Actually Save You Money

Home Services That Can Actually Save You Money

Making a house your home takes work, and sometimes you need a little outside help to keep everything in order. Countless companies and professionals have built businesses providing home services that help you maintain your house and everyone inside it. Living frugally means being a do-it-yourself guru, but from time to time you’ve got to… Continue Reading