does anyone know a good way to save money

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Mar 22, 2011
  1. 1234turtles
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    im horrible at saving money i cant seem to ever keep a dime
    im trying to save up for a 3ds
    so if you can give me good tips it would be greatly appreciated [​IMG]
     


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    Well, consider what you have been buying that is a luxury, not a necessity. Then....


    ....don't buy them anymore?
     
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    Don't walk around with your money. Don't leave your house with money you don't need.
     
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    Have somebody you trust hold on to your money for you.
     
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    I purposely hide money from myself and forget about it.

    Also, I make money inaccessible for myself, so I don't leave the house with any more than I need.

    Only spent a few bucks on food and or a retro game, that's my usual limit.
     
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    The best way to save money is to make money. The idea is to always be generating at least twice what you spend. Even If you glued yourself inside playing games or doing stuff on your computer for days you will still end up spending money. The stuff just goes fast hence the whole point of It.
     
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    Don't go to the Mall and avoid internet shopping.
    Honestly I am terrible at saving money myself.
     
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    Get a little yar, put some money in it every day (like 10-15 bucks or so) and leave it there until you've figured out you've got enough. Or get a job, make more money, or just don't spend a lot.
     
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    Best way to save money is to not spend money.
    A good way to avoid spending money is to make your money hard to access.
    My pay goes into a special bank account that has a higher than usual interest rate, but which cannot be used directly to pay for things or to withdraw money from an ATM.
    If I want to use the money in that account I have to first transfer it to my other account which allows payments and withdrawals.
     
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    Stay at home , and FAP FIND ANYTHING PRODUCTIVE
     
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    The Asian method: Get money, don't use it. Repeat for a few months. Spend all of it in a huge shopping spree. Rinse and repeat.
     
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    [​IMG] Asian method works wonders.
    My mum gave me £10 a week for lunch at school. Didn't spend any of it and I racked up loads.
     
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    i'm not good at saving money, how about earning money?
     
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    As wisdom of Pokemon would have it...

    "Got 1000 yen for winning! Sent some home to mom."
     
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    don't spend it?
     
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    I learned the best way to save money is to never have any to spend in the first place. If it's not there, you don't have the temptation to spend it.
     
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    [​IMG] THIS.
     
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    They way you can tell if I've been going out with friends is by checking my wallet. If I got cash its been a solitude while but if its empty well yeah... been going out. So yeah avoid going out if our that desperate. Or just gain self control! Easier said then done I know.
     

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