How To Budget
This article I read today was really insightful and one I would like to share with others who need help when it comes to saving! It is so hard to sit down and construct a budget sometimes, especially with our chaotic time schedules, which is why this article is so handy. It easily shows what expenses we should limit or eliminate to save extra money for the things we really need.
To read this article click here: >> http://www.smh.com.au/money/shifts-in-the-balance-20130219-2eoo7.html.
In a nutshell, this is what the article suggests.
Firstly, you should get rid of your home phone line, which has become almost redundant in today's mobile focused world. Majority of people are now texting to save time and mobile phone plans have become more and more attractive and affordable. If you are cautious and always stay below your plan this could help you save about $40 each month and with unlimited plans now available, you do not even have to think twice.
Another big money saving strategy that is easier said than done is not eating out every week, instead limiting this to about once a month. This can save you so much money and hosting your own dinner parties can enable you to be social whilst saving money.
If you are a magazine subscriber, you should really consider putting an end to this as this is unnecessary spending and you find that if you wait, most magazine content ends up being online anyway. This can save you over $100 every year, which can go towards necessary food expenses instead.
Now we all love our shopping, after all we are all human and we all like to keep up with the latest seasonal trends. To do this cheaply, as the article suggests, use online marketplaces and buy fantastic garments that are second-hand and well-kept online. This can easily save you hundreds of dollars and you will be surprised what you can find.
Finally, to conclude this blog, always compare. Never rush into a buy, use your power and access to the internet to ensure you are getting the best deal online from electricity providers, to beauty products, clothes and financial products.