How to Save Money Every Day

Making simple changes to your spending can be an easy way to help you start saving. Learn how to save money on everyday expenses like groceries, transportation and entertainment. This video will show you easy changes to make so you can start saving. Here are some of the fun ideas suggested in this video: Make…

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Cut Your Expenses with a Savings Scavenger Hunt!

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If you review your spending over the last month, you can almost certainly find ONE monthly expense you can reduce and put the money toward savings instead. Grab a snack, put on some good music, and get your bank and credit card statements from last month (go ahead, we’ll wait)… Okay, scan through the statements…

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Get an A+ on Back-to-School Savings

Get an A+ on Back-to-School Savings

Ready to fill this year’s backpack with all new school supplies? Check out how much the average American spends on back-to-school and get an A+ on your spending by following these easy savings tips from Mint.com!   SaverLifeWhen you join the SaverLife campaign from nonprofit organization EARN, we’ll help you save money with tips, support,…

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Selecting a Savings Account

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A savings account is one of the simplest bank accounts you can get. Nearly all U.S banks and credit unions offer savings accounts. It’s worth it to shop around because accounts have varying fees, minimum balances, and interest rates. Keep the following things in mind when selecting an account. FDIC Deposit Insurance: You should only bank…

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Are You On Track? Reevaluating Your Financial Priorities

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Crash Course in Financial Flexibility Our lives are complex, and that’s usually a good thing because it keeps life interesting. But when it comes to our money, the more complex our situation, the more challenging it is to manage competing priorities. What’s the Opportunity Cost? We suspect you have more than one thing you want…

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What is Money Mindfulness?

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What Do You Believe? Everything you DO with money makes perfect sense if you know what you BELIEVE about money. If you believe that money is a necessary evil, you may resist saving. If you believe there will never be enough money, you may be reluctant to spend it. Our money fears and fantasies set…

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4 Fun Ways to Boost Your Savings

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We encourage you to boost your savings AND your confidence by trying one of these savings tips for a week. Double Down – Splurge + Save! You guessed it: pay yourself when you buy something that is not part of your normal budget. Treat yourself to lunch? Put that SAME amount in your savings account.…

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“Pay Yourself First” – Your Savings Mantra

Focus on You. Pay Yourself First. Have you ever thought, “I’ll pay all of my bills and save what’s left”? Well, how much was left? When we wait to save until the end of the month, we usually learn that we have more month than money and there is nothing left to save. We challenge…

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