5 Actionable Ways to Save Money

| January 16, 2019 | 8 Comments

5 Actionable Ways to Save Money

Saving money is not a passive process. While it can be sometimes (like if you set up automatic deposits), it is still overall something that you need to take action to achieve. You make a choice when you decide not to spend money and to save it instead.

5 Actionable Ways to Save Money
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1. Automate your savings

As mentioned above, once you do this you don’t have to worry about it anymore. You need to take action the first time to set it all up, but then you will continue saving your money every time without forgetting.

2. Use cash back and reward cards

It just makes sense to use reward cards and gain cash back on spending you’re going to have to do anyway. Why not get a little bonus or earn some rewards when you’re buying food, household items, or even paying bills?

5 Actionable Ways to Save Money
5 Actionable Ways to Save Money

3. Use cash back and coupon apps

These apps will really save you a bundle and many people do not take advantage of them. You can use your smartphone or iPhone to download money saving, coupon, and cash back apps. Then, shop how you normally would but save even more.

4. Track your spending habits

It’s important to know where your money is going – really going – not just where you think it’s going. Track your spending and investing over time and look for ways to reduce it where you can.

Track your spending habits
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5. Reduce your debt

Some debts are going to be necessary at certain points in your life. However, there are things you can do to help reduce your debt.

Now that you see these five actionable ways to save money, you can begin making the right changes in your life to save even more.

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