It’s a Money Thing: Pay Yourself First … Automatically

Like going to the gym or eating a healthy diet, saving money is one of those concepts that’s simple to grasp but weirdly challenging to put into practice. We understand its benefits. We agree that it’s essential to our wellbeing. We know that it’s something we should be doing. But paycheck after paycheck, it’s the same routine: after the bills have been paid and the regular expenses have been looked after, there just isn’t quite enough left over for our savings goals.

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Create a Financial Strategy for Budgeting and Saving

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

If budgeting and saving money seem like difficult tasks to conquer, perhaps the issue is that you’ve not yet created a financial strategy for achieving these goals. Here are some ideas to  improve your savings, and make you a better budgeter, by creating a financial strategy that works for your lifestyle.

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How to Turbocharge Your Savings (Even on a Modest Salary)

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®      

“I can’t afford to save because I have too many bills!”

“Saving money is too hard because I don’t earn a lot of money to begin with.”

“I can never save consistently because something unexpected always comes up.”

Have you ever said or thought something like one of the expressions above?

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