Saving Money For Opportunities

As a follow up to Wednesday’s article on our current exploration of renting out our house, I felt like now would be a good time to discuss the greater purpose of saving money.

Saving Money For Opportunities

A couple of days ago I went into some detail as to what we are planning to do with the money we will save.

Today I want to try to explain it in a way to will serve as a long term inspiration to anyone, no matter what financial situation you might be in.

Money Saving Idea #2 – Downsizing

A few articles back, I posted my first money saving idea, which was to use cash for groceries in order to track our expenses better. This week I wanted to talk about something that has been in the works for the past month that will finally come to fruition about a week from now.

Money Saving Idea #2 - Downsizing

We have rented out our house and are downsizing to an apartment!

Before any congratulations or bashing begins, read the rest of the article to see our reasoning behind the move.

Get A 5% Raise For Doing Absolutely Nothing

If you could earn 5% more at work without actually doing more work would you? It’s safe to say that everyone would take a pay increase in a circumstance like this. So now you probably want to know how it can be done.

Get A 5% Raise For Doing Absolutely NothingIt’s done by buying things for the company of course. Alright, maybe that’s not the answer you are looking for, so let me rephrase the idea.

It’s done through reimbursements for the things you buy for the company.

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Saving Money vs. Earning Money, Which Will Make You Rich?

It may seem like an easy question to answer, because you can’t save money unless you earn money first. What I want to discuss is how each one is going to help you more on the road to wealth.

Saving Money vs. Earning Money, Which Will Make You RichTo make things a little more complicated, I will start off by saying that the answer to the question is both, but you’ll have to read the full article to see how each one can help you attain the wealth you have always dreamed of.

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Your Excuses For Not Saving Money Suck

I hear them all the time. People ask me for advice on how to make or save more money, and when I tell them exactly how to do it, I’m told it’s impossible for one reason for another.

Your Excuses For Not Saving Money SuckTo be honest, I used to be the same way, until I realized that I was justifying my actions because I didn’t want to change the way I lived.

Carnival of Personal Finance #264

Thanks to Evan over at My Journey to Millions for hosting the 264th Carnival of Personal Finance.

The Best Money Blog was featured in the “savings” section.

Carnival of Personal Finance #264

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