How to Get Your Finances in Order—in 7 Steps
Ever wake up on a Monday morning with the startling feeling you overspent over the weekend? We know the feeling. If the Sunday scaries have a hold on your bank roll, now’s the time to get your personal finances in order by spending less and saving more. To help you get a handle on things, we’ve isolated our top seven habits to save big. Even baby steps can yield big results.
Investing is one of the easiest ways to grow your funds, but unfortunately many people are intimidated by it. Whether you’ve been cautiously testing the water for some time or you’re just beginning to think about it, there are a number of mobile apps that can make the process a lot less scary. Head here for an introduction to our favorite apps for breaking into the investment game.
You might not realize how much those out-of-network ATM fees or weekly dry-cleaning services add up to in the long run, but if you knew it could be a trip to Fiji, you might want to spend your money more wisely. With a few simple lifestyle tweaks and swaps, plus the addition of some new habits, there are numerous ways you can save money and time everyday—head here to learn 21 ways of our favorites.
The mind is a powerful thing… a powerful thing that can save you money. When you’ve got a full-time job, a family, and a social life to tend to, adding “cutting back on spending” to your to-do list can feel like a huge hurdle, so I’ve taken to mentally tricking myself into spending less money so it becomes more automatic. Want to learn more about this special kind of witchcraft? Head here.
Enjoying all that culture and the excitement of bustling city life? There’s a small thing to consider: how to pull it off without going completely, utterly broke. Head here to learn our best advice.
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