We know that money isn’t everything, and it’s certainly not at the root of all happiness.
However, when your rent’s due, a bunch of unexpected costs hit, and your bank account is facing that regular, prolonged limp to payday, it can feel like the world is on your shoulders taking a gigantic sh*t on your head.
It’s not about trying to do three different jobs in a week just to make ends meet. As anyone who’s tried it will tell you, that’s no way to live life. Instead, take control of your spending and save even just a pocket-full of George Washingtons to help lift some of the monthly concern.
When it comes to saving, mindset is important. Firstly, it’s important to know why you’re saving. If you’ve got clear goals, you’re likely to be a lot more motivated when it comes to stashing the cheddar.
Next, ask your own bank to set you up with a savings account. Having a separate account in which to stash money you don’t touch is great way to see your nest egg flourish into a giant, flappy money chicken.
Whether you want to be a millionaire (so frickin’ bad) or simply want to stop spending your paycheck before you get it, there are some surprisingly easy ways to tuck away a little cash. 94 of them, to be exact.