Contemplating what to do with your tax return? The average tax return is typically about $3000. What are the best ways to spend my tax return? One side of the coin would be to save it - just like any prudent, well-meaning adult would do. On the flip side of the coin, it would be to blow it, let the reins loose and enjoy a little bit more than normal. Don’t worry… Every other … [Read more...] about 7 Humorous Ways on How NOT to Spend Tax Refund (Yet they happen)
Saving money is the basis to financial freedom. However, most people don't save.
Learn to pay yourself first. Learn to save money.
Money Bliss can help.
In order to stop living paycheck to paycheck, you must learn to save. Yes, that concept may seem backwards.
However, by saving money, you are setting money aside for a future use. Don't think of saving as a punishment. It is a reward of hard work and effort!
Commit to save money! Don't delay. Your future will thank you.
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Saving money falls into six of the ten Money Bliss Steps.
Specifically Money Bliss Steps #2, #3, #5, #6, #7, and #9.
Some might argue that saving money could be included in Money Bliss Step #8 depending how you choose to pay off your mortgage. Obviously, saving money is crucial to your financial freedom and success with money.
Saving money is a priority in all of the Money Bliss steps.
Learn the Money Bliss Steps for Financial Freedom.
If your ultimate goal is live financially free, then you need to stay focused on saving money for future use or you may fall victim to living paycheck to paycheck.
Money Saving Challenges:
This is probably one of the top questions I get all the time... Should I pay off debt or save money? There is a very clear answer on what you should do. We just need to make sure you have a few things in order first. The one (big) thing we learned before our successful attempt to pay off our debt is we were trying to accomplish everything at once. It was very difficult to make progress on … [Read more...] about Should I Pay Off Debt or Save Money – Yes!
Having fun doesn't have to cost a fortune! But, that is the trap, we find ourselves in. We believe that in order to have fun, you must spend money. However, we are going to debunk that myth. It is possible to have fun without spending money. This is something my family does ALL-THE-TIME. There are plenty of places to go when you have no money. There is so much available in our society to … [Read more...] about 101 Fun Things To Do With No Money
What would you do with an extra $500 at the end of the month? Well, that is exactly what you are going to learn today. Those are the results you can expect from a no spend challenge. But, first...let's talk about the elephant in the room. This is the big one that is holding you back from achieving your money goals... Spending money. You don't know exactly where you money goes and at … [Read more...] about Ultimate Guide to a Successful No Spend Challenge
Sinking funds are money set aside for a specific purpose. By using a sinking fund, the avoidance of having a money emergency goes away. Typically, these funds are expenses that randomly pop up or expenses that are paid on a quarterly or yearly basis. So, what are sinking fund examples? Need new tires? Taken care of with car service fund. Want to take a vacation? Taken care of … [Read more...] about Complete Guide to Sinking Funds Examples & Categories
Saving money is key to reach financial freedom. However, more times that not saving isn't taught (or caught for that matter). It is something we want to do. We want to save. We start each month with a fresh perspective that this is going to be the month we actually save money. But, once again, it doesn't happen the way you want. You want to change and start saving money. Plus stick to … [Read more...] about Important to Know How to Save Money Each and Every Month