4 - 4 - 2012
Everyday saving on energy use means you are paying yourself first. In fact, decreased energy use is like having a savings plan for yourself. Along with helping our environment, every dollar you save goes into your pocket.
Going Green is a Valuable Habit
Committed environmentalists sometimes over-state their case about green living. However, if you’re living on a budget (who isn’t?), you’ll learn that making energy saving tips a habit will return dollars to you along with benefiting our environment.
Conserving energy using simple steps will save you money in a variety of ways. The low cost of many everyday saving habits returns dollars to you over time. Here are some easy steps you can take daily.
2 - 22 - 2012
Too many people view saving money as a necessary hardship. However, saving money can be fun if you have the right attitude. Enthusiasm can help you overcome a multitude of financial difficulties. Adopt these two frames of mind to improve your money saving efforts.
Who’s More Important Than—YOU?
It’s alright to be a bit selfish. After every pay period, the first “bill” you pay should be a deposit to your savings account. Even if you can only afford $10 or $20 per pay period, pay yourself first before taking care of your other monthly obligations.
This simple, habit-forming plan will generate a very healthy savings account over time. If you’re not familiar with the amazing effects of “compounding” (earning interest on interest), perform a little internet surfing. You’ll quickly understand how compounding can create large dollars that continue to increase forever.