Three Glorified Tips for Saving Money


Never has saving money been as important as in current times, where the great majority of people will have found it tough to continue leading the same lifestyle as they did before the recession. With money devaluing, prices constantly rising, and as a result less people spending, it provides a difficult scenario for the economy.
That however is a much more political argument, and this article intends to focus on practical methods for saving money, and importantly giving yourself as much money as possible to spend on things you enjoy. By cutting back on the more expensive areas of your lifestyle, you can actually continue living a happy, stress free life, even in times as gloomy as these.
1.   Use Public/alternative modes of Transpor

This first piece of advice is sound for many different reasons, one being the environmental initiative which is being promoted on various levels around the world. Besides this motive, there is potential to save significantly by using public transport, walking or even cycling! The running costs of cars can be through the roof, so alternatives are very welcome in terms of saving money. If you intend to use public transport regularly, you can save further by gaining weekly or monthly passes, where as waking and cycling is free, so bear that in mind!

Not only will spending less time in your car greatly reduce your spending, it will subsequently free up money to spend on other things, allowing you to have some if not all of the luxuries you work hard for. Running a car accrues great costs, so if possible stop using a car altogether. You will also find your fitness greatly increase from travelling by foot and bike, another bonus advantage along with saving the environment!
2.  Spend wisely and keep track of your outgoings!
Wise spending embodies a broad spectrum of being sensible, and avoiding the purchase of the most expensive products available to you. By spending wisely, and most importantly keeping track of where and what you spend, you should find this frees up spare money. By monitoring all the bills and other expenditure you face on a monthly basis, you can decide where it is possible to reduce spending, and generally keep a sensible head with regards to holding back some of your money for other things.
By planning you can gain a great idea of where your money is going, and realistically gauge how much of your income you can hold onto, and how much will be going out on bills and necessary expenditure. During a period of saving money, any unnecessary expenditure should be cut in order to allow you to save, and then over a period of time you will have more and more expendable cash to do exactly what you want with. Avoid the temptation of the commercial world and you’ll find yourself making great savings in no time!
3.  Avoid going out to clubs/bars as often
Bars and clubs are the two biggest culprits for blowing all your money. Clubs take advantage of people by charging ridiculous prices, knowing that once you’re inside you face little alternative but to pay their extortionate prices. Rather than going out regularly, why not invite friends to your house instead? This way you can save money, but not at the expense of having a great time. You can enjoy your friends company knowing you haven’t had to spend a bomb in order to do so, and this frees up your mind from feelings of guilt.
By following these simple tips, you’ll be guaranteed to save in no time.
Author Bio: Darran Jackson is a regular contributor of money saving tips and debt advice. When he is not busy working with the team at he enjoys keeping up-to-date with the latest news from the world of Finance, and the occasional game of FIFA 2014!


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