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Create a saving plan with your bank

If you are struggling to save money, you may want to seek advice from your local bank’s customer advisor. Book in to have a meeting regarding creating and managing a personal saving plan. Banks can offer valuable advice regarding the type of saving account to open that best suits your needs and requirements. They can also offer money saving plans and ways on spending less and saving more. You can create automatic money transfers from your current account to your savings account, on or after your payday. That way you will be contributing towards your savings account before you end up spending it during the month from your current account. If saving is currently unfeasible, your bank can offer you an arranged overdraft, that you can use if you become...

Ways to save money for the purpose of buying a house

In life, every person’s wish is to have a house, right? Actually no, this isn’t entirely true because one is confronted with other factors and problems that make saving difficult. Before beginning to save, ensure you have a value that you want to meet. Generally, your house should not be in the excess of 28 percent of one’s basic salary. So do consider this, plus the following: Your time-frame and making it achievable. Make saving for the house part of your budget. Ensure that you have a plan of saving. Ensure you save any extra income earned and make it part of the saving. Ensure your house savings are flexible. Make sure that you choose a house that suits you and is affordable. Get some of the trending useful information...

Saving made easy, when you know how.

Money savings can be very stressful when you are unsure exactly what you need to be doing. One of the hardest parts of saving is the ‘getting started’ part. Firstly, you need to set saving goals and write them down, visualising the amount you require is essential in helping you understand your future needs. Write down what you want to save to do or buy and how long do you have to do this. Now give yourself a budget, limit any over-spending, even changing to a lower budget supermarket can help. Record your monthly outgoings (and this includes your morning coffee and little treats too). Then record your income. Visualise the difference and make realistic weekly and monthly saving goals to get you meet your required savings. Entering your numbers...

Waiting for your business to really kick off

When you have a start up businesses, you have to be patient to wait for the money and regular clientele to come in. This period can make or break a company before it even gets started, and if you don’t have enough savings to put into marketing your business, you could find yourself having to go back to fulltime work, leaving your dreams to fade and die. That doesn’t have to happen if you’re careful though, and it’s important to make sure you invest small amounts to start with. Do the marketing on the cheap,  use your own time to reach out to prospetive customers, rather than paying for expensive advertisers and web marketers. If you start off slowly you’ll stand a better chance of surviving and being a success...

Saving for a big adventure

After years of office work, I recently decided that I needed a bit of adventure in my life. After spending some time researching countries, visas and travel costs, I quickly realised that I had some serious saving to do. For my flights, visa and first week of accommodation in Australia I needed to save £1200. Okay so I probably could have found cheaper accommodation but I want to start with a bang before I rough it in the hostels of Australasia. Saving the money for this trip isn’t easy, and I’m basically spending my weekends watching TV and going on walks. I’ve stopped drinking out, eating out and I’m working as much as I possibly can, sometimes even at weekends. It takes a lot of willpower to save for a...