The main reason why we work is to be able to provide for ourselves and our family’s basic needs. Being financially stable is essential in anyone’s life. Yes, money can’t buy happiness but having money especially in times of need is undeniably satisfying. According to Business Insider, a study conducted by Ally Bank showed that people who saved their money stated that they’re extremely happy compared to those who didn’t. The habit of saving money gives you peace of mind, a sense of responsibility and the feel of independence. On our 15th Day of 30 Days of Happiness Challenge, we prepared items that will help you become a good money saver. Just click on the items to see more.
Books about financial responsibility are a big help to become good in saving money. Here are some of our suggestions.
A. The Strategic Grocery Shopping Guide – You know you need to eat better but where do you find the best food? This guide breaks down the best places to find great food and save money doing it.
B. The Millionaire Next Door – There are 7 rules on how to become a wealthy person. First is always live well below your means. The last rule is, choose your occupation wisely. You’ll have to buy the book to find out the other five.
Keep your budget, spending and bills on track and organized with these items.
A. Expense Journal Black – Wherever you are, your budget is always on track with this easy to bring budget journal. Comes with a pencil and attached plastic envelopes.
B. Receipt Keeper Organizer – Make exchanges and returns easier with this categorized file and record book. Labeled pockets hold receipts for home, gifts, family, etc. It includes special sections for catalog purchases and Christmas.
C. SpendVelope Envelope Budget System – Here’s what you should try. The Envelope Budget System is a cash-based method you can use to control spending. Each of your expense categories will have an envelope filled with a designated amount of cash.
D. What’s Due Bill Organizer Book – Pay bills in time and end the dilemma of not being able to pay with this organizer.
Before banks came into existence, money boxes have been the usual storage of savings. A little amount saved today will lead into something bigger tomorrow.
A. Digital Counting Coin Bank Savings Jar – Keep your change in one place and counted with this digital savings jar! The Digital Counting Coin Bank is compatible with all U.S. coin currency, including dollar and half dollar coins.
B. Moonjar Classic Moneybox – This moneybox is not for kids. It also comes in handy for everyone. This features three slots: Save, Spend and Share. Develop a good habit in handling money with this moneybox.
C. Metal Safe – Guard your bills or even your valuables in this sturdy metal safe. Features a little coin slot on the top to drop in some quick change.
They say that the hardest part in saving money is starting. Never neglect the chance of becoming financially responsible and happy. Stay tuned for more 30 Days of Happiness Challenge features!
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