The 1st Real Step to Successful Saving

Why do you want to save money? There must be a reason you want to. Really knowing WHY will help keep you motivated and on track. This really is the first real step. Figure yours out, and you are a step closer. Some reasons people desire to save:

For us, I was sick and tired of seeing my wonderful husband going to work everyday with nothing to show for it, but debt. We were making bad choices with our money and getting deeper and deeper in debt every month.

Now we are saving to:

So, once you really get your reasons all figured out, you’ll be good to keep moving forward. Please don’t skip this step if you really want to save money, it may seem silly, but will help in the long run.

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The 1st Real Step to Successful Saving — 4 Comments

  1. Great article. I would also not discount getting professional financial advice from a licensed adviser. Sometimes you can get a free financial planning session from the bank that you bank with. They will also be able to give you a good personalised budget planner :)
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  2. Nice post!
    Write down small goals to reach the bigger goal.
    Take for instance, I want to save money, so now I eat out once a week.
    Saving is tough and for some of us its harder than others.