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Re: ATM Smart Savings Sweepstakes

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My ATM Smart Savings Tip = Go out for lunch not dinner - the menu portions are healthier (smaller) and less expensive.  Or if you get take out, our favorite trick right now is to get the chinese-dinner-for-4 (4 entrees with rice and 8 appetizers) on sale as take-out from our local mega-grocery store.  That purchase becomes 4-5 meals for the two of us at home, once I make extra rice for the meals after the first two.  Its a great savings and we have good vareity in choosing four different entrees.

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Re: ATM Smart Savings Sweepstakes

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Post to the “AARP Smart Savings Sweepstakes” discussion board.

 

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Keep your hands off that savings. If you can leave it alone you'll be amazed how fast it'll grow.
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Re: ATM Smart Savings Sweepstakes

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automatically deduct a little portion of your paycheck each week to go into savings.  It will add up quickly and you won't even notice it's gone since it comes out before you get paid. 

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Never, and I mean never, go grocery shopping when you are hungry

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Try to save every penny not used---It will add up Quickly !

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I never spend change,  I save all coins and it really adds up fast. 

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I use an automatic savings draft employed by my credit union from my payroll each month. Our school system does not pay its assistant principals 12 month pay. We are paid for 11 months. It is important to save in preparation for the absent month, but also when you do not have the will power to curb spending. I recommend this method of "paying yourself" first to everyone. If it never hits your account, you play a mental game of not missing it.

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Pay yourself first by putting aside in a seperate account a specific amount each month. And / or put anything left over in that account.

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Using IRA CD investments before retiring is a great way to save on taxes and increase wealth

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