Why Do You Need an Emergency Fund?
- Job loss or unemployment
- Medical or dental bills
- Home repairs
Whether you’re trying to go on a dream vacation, or you’re just trying to comfortably pay your student loan bills, saving money is your ticket to success. Saving money on day-to-day expenses takes planning and discipline, sure, but it’s easier than you think.
Learn easy ways to save on your everyday expenses by choosing the habits below that reflect your daily spending routine. Then, decide if our tips on saving money on day-to-day expenses are something you could manage. If you’re game, click “yes,” and watch your savings increase throughout the day.
Not as hard as you thought, right? You don’t have to give up your favorite Thai takeout or your morning coffee to slim down your spending. You can find simple ways to save money by making small tweaks to your everyday indulgences. You’ll save a surprising amount of money over the course of the day that adds up to quite a bit over the course of a year.
Now that you have easy ways to save on everyday expenses, you’ll want to set that extra money aside so you’re not tempted to splurge on non-essential purchases.
Consider opening a savings account to stash your extra cash so you can hit your annual total—and even surpass it with interest earned on your funds.
Saving money on day-to-day expenses takes planning and discipline, sure, but it’s easier than you think.
Automating your savings is another simple way to save money. You can have your daily savings amount transferred from checking to savings each day, or each week or pay period. It’ll be out of sight, out of mind and ready for you when you need it most.
Share your results with friends and family on social media so you can work together to save every day.
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