Posts tagged money saving
How To Stay Consistent With Your Finances

It's all good and well starting your journey to saving more money or paying off your debt but if you want to hit your goals and really make a difference to your life you have to stick with it consistently.  If you are saving for just a little while and then end up going on a crazy shopping spree, your savings will dwindle faster than they build up. Here are some tips on how to stay consistent with your finances.

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Compromises I Make on my Purchases to Save Money

About 2 years ago I would have described myself as a serial shopper. I was terrible with my money and would spend almost every penny on makeup and other things I just did not need. Now, however, I have turned my finances around and after paying off the majority of my debt and actually having a good chunk of savings in my account I thought I would share the compromises I make when purchasing new products, which is a lot more few and far between now. 

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How To Stop Overspending For Good

Today, I’m going to share the step by step method that helped my husband and I stop overspending and the one hack that’s made all the difference! If you want to meet your financial goals, awareness of your current spending habits is vital. To prevent this from happening again, I created an action plan that has helped us stick to our budget. Below, I’m sharing the 7 steps you can take to finally stop overspending:

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The 4 Things I Still Treat Myself To Whilst Saving

My other half and I's number one goal at the moment is to buy a house. We are working more than ever and scrimping and saving so that we can save as much money as possible to reach our dream of owning our own home. Now we are realistic about this endeavor. We know that if we stop sending any money at all and save absolutely everything we will hit a burn out and probably end up splurging. So we still give ourselves treats and an allowance each week so that we can still live our lives. Here are some of the things that we still treat ourselves to whilst saving as much as we can.

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4 Incredibly Easy Ways To Save Money When Shopping Online

We all love online shopping and if you are anything like me you also love to save as much money as possible. I am not a big spender by any means. I give myself a small budget each month to treat myself with. I like to stretch this budget as far as it will go and to make the most of it so when I shop online I will never pay full price or delivery. So here are a few ways that I save money whilst online shopping.

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5 Goals You Need to Set Yourself to Have The Best Year Yet

Setting yourself goals is so important. If you don't have a vision of what you are working towards how do you know what route you need to go down? You wouldn't start driving somewhere without knowing the destination. If you are a bit stuck with what to set yourself that isn't too cliche or too difficult to attain then here are some Goals you need to set yourself to have the best year yet. 

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Meal Planning

I have been obsessed with meal planning for about 18 months now. Every single Saturday without fail I get all of my recipe books out in front of me, get Pinterest open and start recording what I want for that coming week. I love planning my meals, it helps with my weekly grocery bill, helps me eat healthily and just generally keeps my productivity at a high. If you are considering Meal Planning too then here are some ways I think it is great.

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How to Make More Space in your Budget for Saving

Hopefully, you already have a budget in place. If you don't, read my blog post How to Create a Budget. This will give you the basics on how to get a budget together so you can start working on your finances.Once you have your budget ready you can then start looking into ways on how you can get some of your outgoings down so that you can put more money into savings or paying off debt. 

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