If you want to be frugal and have more thrift in your life,
take advantage of the kick-start you get at the beginning of every New Year by
making at least one good financial resolution. If you can keep to it for 3
weeks, it will probably become a habit.
Make your goals
practical and attainable. Here are a couple good ones:
- Set up a weekly automatic transfer from your checking to
your savings account.
- Reduce by 1 the number of exemptions taken by your employer.
Uncle Sam will be saving your money. This is only practical as long as
interest rates are low. If you can put that money in a high interest
savings account, you would be better off keeping it yourself.
some more tips to help with New Year Goals and
- Make a goal to save money in
at least 3 areas of your life each week. Here are 3 examples:
1. Eat a meatless dinner
twice a week.
2. Sell 1 items on ebay
3. Organize at least one
item in your home each week. Find lost items and you will save money.