How to Save Money Fast

How to Save Money Fast

Want to take control of your money for good?

You already know this advice: Get out of debt. And we’re totally on board with this plan. But first, you need a starter emergency fund. Just $1,000 in the bank provides you with all kinds of financial protection.

When you’re holding $1,000 before getting out of debt, you can avoid taking on new debt. So when life tries to mess with you—your tire goes flat, your kid gets sick, the pipe under your sink bursts—you’re ready. You can easily pay what you owe and move on to more important things like knocking out that debt.

Of course, maybe you’re wondering, How on earth am I going to make $1,000?Don’t worry. We’ve got plenty of ideas. If you’re willing to get a bit radical, you’ll not only make $1,000, but you’ll make it fast!

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3 Questions That Will Help You Save More Money

3 Questions That Will Help You Save More Money

Americans aren’t saving enough money.

Just 22% of us have six months of expenses saved while nearly 30% have no emergency savings at all, according to a survey from Bankrate.com. That’s surprising because “spending less and saving more” have ranked in the top 5 on Nielson’s list of most popular New Year’s resolutions in the last two years.

Clearly, we want to increase our savings but feel like we can’t. Maybe you can relate. Your income is tied up in bills, insurance and day-to-day expenses. And you wonder, How am I supposed to save on top of all that?

Even if it feels like you don’t have any cash to spare, you can save more this year. Find out how with these three simple questions:

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9 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Party

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Party

Summertime is party time!

With the warm weather, patriotic holidays and aroma of backyard cookouts everywhere, it’s only natural to want to invite friends and family over for a get-together. After all, it’s the perfect time to be outside having fun. But that fun can often come with a big cost.

But does it have to?

You can have an awesome celebration by being creative and spending wisely. It just takes a little planning on your part. Check out these nine ways to keep your fun level up and your cost level down:

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Everydollar Celebrates One Million Budgeters

Tips to Save Money

This is the year you start saving more. Seriously. You even put it in writing!

One little problem: You're a spender. And it's always been a struggle for you to say no to current purchases and yes to future savings.

You’d rather have fun with your money now. That’s just how you’re wired.

Here’s why that’s actually not a problem: Spending and saving aren’t mutually exclusive. You can make a solid budget that allows you to do both! Simply start with your priorities, make a plan, and track as you go.

Try it for yourself and watch your goals happen this year!

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