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Tips on How to Save Money- Cutting Your Entertainment and Gaming Expense

Jul 31, 2011   //   by admin   //   Blog  //  No Comments

Are you one of those persons that love to party while you save money? Or are you one of those that need to have the latest console or computer game. If this description fits you then read on to see how you can save money, minimize your budget while still having fun.

How to Save Money

Saving money by taking the party home

I must be mad right? Well not really/ going to the clubs or the bar can easily ruin your budget, especially if you love to drink. My suggestion is to have a little house party. A little music some drinks and friends will make it feel like you are in the club.

What you save

You will be saving the entry fee and a bundle on liquor as you can buy them in bulk and make your own.

Choose the time/days you go to the clubs

If you must party at the clubs or if your living arrangements does not allow for you to party at home then choose wisely. Each club will have their own promotions to draw the crowd. For example a club will have a ladies night (where females enter free) or you may see promotions like come before 10 p.m. and pay half the regular price. This is a great way to save money so be sure to look out for those deals and enjoy your night life for a little less.

The Gamer’s way to Save Money

Gamers – Buy used games to save money

This is by far the best tip for gamers. By doing this you are getting the game that you really want to play at about half the price of the regular price. Plus there is a myriad of stores for you to choose from in addition to online stores like eBay. Additionally if you are worried about the condition of the game, then rest assured that in most cases the games are in good condition.

Buy older titles

Personally I tend to wait a little till the title is no longer hot before I purchase that particular title. All you need for this to work is a little patience.

Look for free online games

It has become the trend for companies to offer free to play games and as a consumer that wants to save money you could really look into this idea. I admit sometimes they are not as cool as the paid ones, however they are free and if you are willing to live with less graphics then you are well on your way to saving some money.

Save Money by Going Back to Basics

Go back to basics.

My final tip in saving money can be considered extreme, but quite effective. All you need to do is dust off your old board games grab some friends and play. You will save on not only the entertainment bill but your electricity bill as well and not to mention saving money.

There you have it. All you need to do now is save money and GO PLAY.

Tips on Saving Money – How to Shop for Groceries on a Budget While Saving Money | save money.

Apr 23, 2011   //   by admin   //   Blog  //  No Comments

Does it seems that each time that you go to the supermarket/grocery store you are spending more and more for less and less and not? Do you need some tips on saving money? Does it seem like each time you go the price of your favorite items goes up by a just a little bit more? From my point of view there are two kinds of families now: first there are those that can hardly afford to feed their families while others are unmoved by the economic recession and continue to live and shop like they used to. The second type of family: even in these hard times are still able to comfortably afford to buy the basic necessities and a little extra. What’s their secret? Read on.

Pro Tips on saving money

Make a budget and stick to it.

Define before you go shopping how much money you are able to spend. It works best to calculate the minimum amount you can spend without compromising your nutrition while at the same time allowing you to buy a little something extra,

Make a grocery list and stick to it.

I cannot stress this enough. It is far too easy to get side tracked from your original plan when you do not have your plan in front of you. One of the best money saving tip is to prepare your budget is to shop at home first. What do I mean? Check your cupboards and pantry first; if you have enough of a particular item then quite likely you do not need to replenish that stock as yet. Right there you have saved on that item; additionally doing this will reduce wastage as (depending on the item) food will less likely be spoiled.

More Pro Tips on Saving Money

Use coupons and buy items on sale.

I tend to use this as a backup to my budget, and this also allows me the opportunity to buy that little extra. Every dollar saved adds-up.

Buy in bulk

One of the best tips on saving money is to buy in bulk, but, be smart about it. Generally items bought by the case or dozen always cost less than purchasing each item individually. However using this method one has to be careful as you may end up buying more than your family needs leading to wastage. Study the products that are heavily used and buy only those in bulk.

Use cash not credit

Adopt a cash only system as it is easier to loose track of items bought with the credit card. With cash what you spend is what you have and not a dollar more.

Final Tips on Saving Money

Remember to be realistic with your budget and try finding the stores that supply you with the items that you need at the cheapest prices. Make an event out of these tips on saving money and you will be surprised at the results.

 

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