Saving money is the topic of every discussion I hear these days. It’s a great topic in general; but really high on the list of important things to know now. Every one knows that you should stop using credit cards and pay them off; but how do you save money now? This article will share 3 ways to save money now.
Back in the old days, my family spoke of swap meets. This is a really great way to get what you need, and get rid of what you don’t. Some people today still get into this as a hobby. Why not do it save some real money. But how does one do that? Simple, start by getting together with some friends and discuss what things they need, and share yours. Set up a coffee meeting and swap things. Its fun, profitable, and simple to do. Maybe you just had a baby and need maternity clothes and baby things. If your friends have this and are willing to swap, you can swap things for that. Swapping avoids the stress of lending things to another that you never see again. If you don’t care about that, then it’s no problem. But if you want something for those things, then swap meets are the way to go. Guys, this applies to you as well. Men need to borrow things all the time. How many times do you hear the old story about Home Improvement the television show? Lending things to people that never give them back is tough on a friendship; but swapping meets everything is fair and square. So, go ahead and call your friends and get started today. Post back if you have some great finds and stories.
My second way in thetop 3 ways to save money now is using your local outlets. Find bakery and other outlets in your city. Often every city has several outlets in any category of item. Check your local listings for them. Maybe I will post an article on some of those places next time. Outlet stores are the perfect way to get what you need when you must buy and save money at the same time. Most places also offer frequent buyer discounts at their outlets. The more you buy at these place, the more you save. You can’t go wrong there.
My last idea for thetop 3 ways to save money now is to car pool. This one benefits your ability to save money category and the save the environment category as well. Call up your bods and ask if you can car pool together. Parents do that to save time and money; so why not other people? When you need to go some place and your buddy needs to go mail something for example, call them and car pool there. You chat and save money at the same time.
So there you go. The top 3 ways to save money now. So go get busy and save the money for other things that you wanted. You could also just have really tight budget and need to save money to the household. Either way, you have more ideas for your houshold that will save you money now.