ARE YOU TRYING TO SAVE MONEY?
You've come to the right place. Here you'll find more
than 101 ways to save every day -- money-saving tips that could put
1000's of dollars in your pocket.
Finding it hard to make that dollar
You're not alone. Many of us are feeling the pinch
of inflation. With higher gas prices and housing costs reaching into the stratosphere, it's becoming harder
and harder to save. We need help on how to save
Wondering how you can squeeze more money out of your
no doubt about it. The price of everything is going up. In addition, we are constantly being bombarded
with enticing ads that tempt us to buy all sorts of things we don't need
robbing us of the ability to save. We need to be more careful of how and where we spend our money. Start with saving money
Worried you won't have enough money to
order to start saving all the money that you'll need for retirement, you need to
take 3 steps to set you on the road to saving money big time. If you can't manage these 3 steps, you will
forever be playing catch-up.
THIS WEEK'S SAVING GRACE
Ask and you shall receive -- maybe yes,
maybe no -- but you'll never know unless you try.
Why is it Americans are so averse to bargaining? Buying a car is perhaps the most stressful thing
most people go through because they feel it is necessary to bargain. Foreigners love to see Americans coming. They
know we hate to bargain, and therefore know we can be taken advantage of.
How much money could you save if you were that mother bargaining for fresh fruit in an open-air
market in Mexico City, or the Italian father trying to get a better price on his son's bicycle? Who knows until you
If you've ever gone shopping for clothes and found just what you were looking for but it happened
to have a spot on it, did you ask for a discount because you would have to have the garment cleaned. You may have
received a $5 or $10 discount.
Have you ever shopped for a new washing machine and found the one you wanted only to be told that
the floor model was the only one in stock? And did you say that you'd take the floor model if it were discounted
due to the fact that it wasn't in out-of-the-box condition? The machine probably works just as well as a brand new
one, but the discount could be $100 or more because it doesn't come in a box.
Do you have a skill that you can bargain or trade for goods or services? Child care, house
cleaning, dentistry, medical, legal, plumbing, electrical??? All of these are services that can be traded for
And the only thing you have to do is simply ASK. If the answer is, "No," you've lost nothing. But
if the answer is, "Yes," then you've just save yourself some money. How much you save will certainly depend on how
many times you put yourself into a position to ask.
The Saving Lady
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