Saving Tips for Beginners

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Mindset shifts

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Learning to manage one’s personal finances is a combination of mindset shifts and habit cultivation

Figure out ‘why’ you want to save

Save NOW! Don’t wait for ANYTHING

Treat saving like an expense

Think long-term and consistency is key

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Long-term thinking is critical to cultivate when we start on our saving journey

Take advantage of financial windfalls to save more money

Make adjustments to your lifestyle to save more

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Reducing expenses is as effective as earning more

Beware of the consumerist economy

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail

Set financial goals

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Setting financial goals is both exciting and helpful to charting out a clear path ahead

Hone the art of budgeting and alter your lifestyle

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One of the most underestimated skills today is that of budgeting

Lower your big three expenses: housing, transportation, and food

Shop smart

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Using shopping hacks can help us reduce over-spending that typically happens when shopping

Calculate your real hourly wage

Conclusion

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Arnold Mascarenhas

Arnold Mascarenhas

Lokyatha is an education focused initiative to enable young adults to live better, more fruitful lives by delivering real world life skills.