How do you plan to save money in 2018? According to the website, thebalance.com, here are some things you can to do to save money.
1. Write out your budget each month
Writing a spending plan each month is the first step in getting control of your finances. If you can write out your budget each month, it allows you to decide exactly how you want to spend your money.
2. Write down your expenses
You may want to physically write down each purchase you make in a notebook as writing it out makes you more aware of what you are doing.
If you have a smartphone, you should find a budgeting app that allows you to enter in each transaction as you make it. You can record it in both the account and the category so you can stick to your budget and recognise your budgeting weaknesses.
3. Stick to your budget
If you can stick to your budget, you will be able to reach your other financial goals. Find the habits you need to change to make this happen.
4. Reduce your debt
Make a specific goal on how much debt you want to get rid of this year depending on your income and the amount of debt you currently have.
5. Avoid more debt
Try to avoid more debt. If you can commit yourself to avoid borrowing money, then you can plan ahead for major purchases.
6. Save up an emergency fund
Create an emergency fund and save up based on your income regardless of the debt incurred.
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The acting chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, stated this in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, November 9, the spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement.
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