Content starts here

Financial Saving Tips

  1. Track your spending: Start tracking your spending regularly to know where your money is going. Once you identify your expenses, find ways to cut back on non-essential spending.

  2. Create a budget: Creating a budget is a great way to manage your finances. List out all of your monthly expenses and income, including any debts, to help you allocate your money wisely.

  3. Automate savings: Setting up automatic deposits into your savings account is an easy way to save money without having to think about it.

  4. Meal planning: Eating out at restaurants can be expensive. Instead, plan your meals in advance and cook at home. Not only is it healthier, but it can save you hundreds of dollars per month.

  5. Shop smart: Look for deals on items before making purchases. Buy in bulk for items you use frequently and be mindful of brand names, as generic items can often be just as good.

  6. Take advantage of credit card rewards: Sign-up for a credit card that offers rewards or cashback for purchases. However, be sure to pay off your credit card balance each month to avoid interest charges.

  7. Reduce utility costs: Lower your electricity and water bills by using energy-efficient appliances, turning off lights when not in use, and taking shorter showers.

  8. Use public transportation: If available, consider using public transportation instead of driving. Not only can it save you money on gas, but it can also help reduce your carbon footprint.

  9. Negotiate bills: Negotiate with your provider to reduce your bills. Many providers will lower your monthly fees simply by asking.

  10. Delay gratification: Delaying gratification is a powerful way to save money. Instead of making an impulse purchase, wait 24 hours to make sure it’s something you really need. You may be surprised at how much money you can save over time by avoiding unnecessary purchases.

Social Butterfly


Excellent helpful points, Marie!   thank you.

Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Need to Know

AARP Limited Time Offer: Memorial Day Sale! Join or renew for just $9 per year when you sign up for a 5-year term and get a FREE gift.

More From AARP