Ways to save money on your budget

Maggie Winner By Maggie Winner, 20th Nov 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Due to the global economic crisis, you may get more financial pressure on your daily life. On this moment, you can’t help wondering if there are some ways to help you save money on your budget. Indeed, there are some practical tips waiting for you:

Ways to save money on your budget

1 - Do more shopping online.

When you find some interesting pieces in shop, don’t take out your money purse in a hurry. On the contrary, you should note down the mark, model and size of the products that interest you. Then you can go back home to do some searching online, for example: you can visit ebay.com to check if there are the same products sold online. Normally, since the online sellers don’t have to pay for real boutique rent, the same product can be quoted at lower price. You can also register to some sites of private sales and groups related with fashion on Facebook, in addition to being subscribed to the newsletters of your favorite designers and shops. In this way, you can receive emails informing you of the future sales.

When you stay home to do shopping by the Internet, you can even save money from your transportation expenses.

2 - Cut the unnecessary services and negotiate with your service providers for a better price.

You should review the household services you have subscribed to, such as cellular, TV cable, Internet and newspapers, etc. You can even give some calls to your service providers to remove the unnecessary services, such as the TV channels you don’t watch at all.

Furthermore, due to more and more service providers existing in the market, you can negotiate with your provider for a better monthly fee.

3 - Do exchange with your friends.

You and your friends can organize some exchange parties at home. Each of you can bring some items that you don’t like any more. However, the pieces which don’t interest you any more, may still interest others.

With your unwanted clothes, you may get some interesting pieces from your friend. In this way, you can effectively save your clothes expenses budget. Meanwhile, you don’t have to worry about the sources of these second-hand clothes.Besides building a whole new wardrobe without spending money, you can also enjoy a fun evening with your friends.

4 - Share the cooking and dishes with your friends.

You and your buddies, each of you can prepare certain dish at home in large quantities and share with others. In this way, everyone can get a portion of a dish prepared by others. It allows you to diversify your meals and save money from buying cooking materials in bigger quantities but better price.

5 - Reduce your gasoline consumption.

To limit consumption of gasoline of your car, you should reduce the speed your drive at and avoid abrupt starts and rush stops. If possible, use more public transportation tools than your own car. In this way, you can not only save money but also protect the environment.


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author avatar Denise O
20th Nov 2010 (#)

All of it is sound advice.
I like the sharing of the meals idea. Good job!
Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar forlan
1st Dec 2010 (#)

great wiki, maggie

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author avatar Strovek
2nd Dec 2010 (#)

Good advice. Shall try it.

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