The Best Money Saving Ideas of All Time.

So, many people think they know the best way to save money, whether it is by putting aside a few dollars a week under the mattress, staying out of credit card debt, investing in the stock market, owning a home for the tax write off, etc etc. In the search for the Holy Grail of the best ways to save money, I came across a post at Life Organizers that proclaims to have the 11 best money saving ideas of all time. I have taken a brief synopsis of each of their ideas, and each section header links to the page with the rest of the information on each one. (They are spread out over a few different pages so I wanted to make it a bit easier for you to get to what you want to learn)

Let’s take a look at their list and see what they say are the best ways to save money.

The 11 Best Money Saving Ideas of All Time – Part 1

  • Keep a daily log of everything you spend. Go to the dollar store and buy a little notebook and carry it with you wherever you go. Write down every penny – every single penny – you spend. It’s as simple as that.
  • Stop deficit spending! Today, the average credit card holder is carrying $8,000 in plastic debt!
  • Sell your junk. You could easily be $500, $1,000 … even $3,000 richer by the end of the week.
  • The 11 Best Money Saving Ideas of All Time – Part 2

  • Ben Franklin said it long ago: “A penny saved is a penny earned.” When you get your paycheck, immediately put a minimum of 5% in your savings account.
  • Visualize wealth and abundance everyday. Call it what you will – a mind game, mysticism, New Age go-go — but the solid fact is that behind every wealthy man and woman is a positive attitude toward money.
  • The 11 Best Money Saving Ideas of All Time – Part 3

  • Do what you love and the money will follow. If you hate your job, you will not have a positive attitude toward money. You will associate money with that dreadful sound of the alarm clock every morning.
  • You must get organized. If you want to have a lot of money, you can’t afford to be a slob. The fact is, time is money.
  • Make your own daily top 10 list. The reason is that making money is all about movement – forward movement.
  • The 11 Best Money Saving Ideas of All Time – Part 4

  • You must set short-term goals and long-term goals. When you have a target sitting out there somewhere in the future, a target which is your goal, it can almost act like a magnet that pulls you toward it.
  • Invest your money and make it work at multiplying itself. You must do more than save your money — you must invest it. That means financial vehicles with super-high rates of return, such as mutual funds and stocks, or the more risky commodity markets.
  • Have fun! You need to be having fun to stay positive, and you need to stay positive to make money.
  • That’s a pretty exhaustive list! Hope it helps some of you out there that are struggling with the best way to save some of your cash for your future.


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