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How can you save more money every month?

One problem that you often seem to face is saving money. You just can’t seem to save enough for yourself. Every month you make a determination to save a little more the next time, but you always fall short of your target. Well, don’t worry! You are not alone; almost every second person seems to have the same problem. If all this is making you feel that saving money is a tough task, you are wrong. Read on to know how being a little determined can help you reach your goal month after month!

Before you start, keep this thought in mind that saving as little as $25 weekly can change into $100 at the end of the month!

1) Determine how you are spending your money. Keep a notebook and write down every time you spend your money on something. This way you will be able to keep track of your expenses and this will help you to know how you can weed out unnecessary expenditures.

2) Cut down on your cable TV viewing and try out an economical package on the cable offer which is wallet-friendly.

3) Cut down on your monthly telephone bills by sticking to just one phone. Never use more than one phone; these days youngsters usually keep a number of mobile phones. Keep a tab on that.

4) Be a little responsible and reduce your household energy costs. Most people use more energy that what is required. Use it as discreetly as possible.

5) Just because you have a car does not mean you have to use it every time you step out. Cut back on petrol costs and instead walk small distances. This will keep you and your environment healthy, too!

6) If you are in credit card debt, it is very important that you clear your higher interest rate cards first.

7) Refinance your house using a slower engagement; this can save a decent sum every month.

8)  Get your insurance policies reviewed

9) Plan out a budget and stick to it. This will greatly cut your expenses and help you to save money.

10) Most of us spend a lot eating in restaurants. Stick to home-made food. Besides saving money, it will also make sure that you are having healthy food.

These steps will work for you only if you are serious about saving your hard earned cash. Devise a foolproof plan and you will be well on your way to secure your financial future!