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How to Start Saving Part IV

personal finances | June 21, 2016

Last week we talked about underspending your budget by targeting Wants and Comforts. Here are the steps we took:

  1. Break your budget into daily spending limits
  2. Give UP one thing that is within your budget every day
  3. Get emotional: use cash for purchases or check balance every time
  4. Put savings out of reach

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How to Start Saving Part III

personal finances | June 15, 2016

Congratulations, ladies and gents: We’re halfway through our Budgeting Bootcamp! Hopefully you’ve learned a lot about your spending habits and have begun to look for ways to save money.

Here’s a recap of last week:

  1. Don’t overspend your budget
  2. Recognize ways you might rationalize overspending
  3. Set new spending goals to save money for the things you really want

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How to Start Saving Part II

personal finances | June 08, 2016

You made it through Week 1 of our Budget Bootcamp! Good on you. Let’s review what we did last week:

  1. Record everything you bought by keeping every receipt.
  2. Sort those receipts into Wants, Comforts, and Survival items.
  3. Write a budget that clearly defines your Wants and Comforts.

 

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How to Start Saving Part I

personal finances | June 02, 2016

Everyone tells you to stash some money for a rainy day. So, you did your research and got plenty of advice, but somehow you’re still just making it paycheck to paycheck. How do you actually start saving?

That’s where our Budget Bootcamp comes in.

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