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How to become a better money saver. Here are the core principles required to improve your ability to save money, get ahead and stay motivated to save.Read more »
How to grow your money in a bad economy. Here are the best ways to make money in tough times to future proof your finances for years to come through saving money and investing money.Read more »
How I save money for myself. Here I explain my three pronged approach; avoiding debt, owning my own home and investing for the future. Here is how saving money helps me achieve that.Read more »
Christmas can be expensive. Here are some ideas for a cheap Christmas lunch that will make everyone happy and keep you on the path to saving money this Xmas.Read more »
Gifts that cost you nothing but really help people. A guide to gift ideas that will not cost you money, but people will love to receive.Read more »
The top 10 biggest money wasters. A list of ways we often waste money without actually realising it. Wasted money is money that could be saved instead.Read more »
A guide to Harvey Norman interest free periods and other store credit card offers. How to save money and use these interest free store card promos to your advantage.Read more »
Guide to the average Australian mortgage size and how much the average Australian has in mortgage debt. Also includes a state by state breakdown of mortgage averages.Read more »
What are franking credits? A guide to explain how a franking credit can work in your favour when it comes to investments.Read more »
Sometimes we just need to save money fast. While slow and steady savings can work wonders, often we find ourselves needing to to learn how to save money fast to get quick results. Here are our tips for saving money in a hurry.Read more »
A budget spreadsheet is quite simply the crux of how to save money. Here is why you need a budget spreadsheet in order to save money.Read more »
How to sell your old and useless mobile phones for cash. A review of Bounce Mobile – a company that makes selling old phones seamless and easy.Read more »
How to save money when you don’t have any. A guide to saving when you are broke and don’t have much money.Read more »
How term deposits can be used as part of your strategy to save money + examples of how I saved $20,000.Read more »
A concise guide on how to start a business. This 5 step guide will go through the main considerations you must make before venturing out on your own.Read more »
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5 ways to save money immediately:
1. Spend less money than you earn at all times.
2. Save money on small items - they add up quickly.
3. Stop buying one item per week. Save the change.
4. Save ever $5 note you ever see.
5. Make a game of saving. Round your accounts down and pay your savings.
About me, my goals and why I get a kick out of savingMy name is Alex Wilson and I am the blogger behind Savings Guide™ and I started to write about saving money well over 5 years ago. I am a big believer in consumers standing up to be heard and never settling for second best.
I often post saving money tips that the big retailers wish I wouldn't. I do this to show people how to save money by making smarter choices and ignoring the hype of marketing.
I have previously had credit card debts of $20,000+ and went on to repay every dollar, closing them for good. I find ways to regularly pay more than I have to on my mortgage and my life goal is to retire when I want to, not when I have to.
To me, saving money is an easy way to get an instant payrise. So if you want to get your finances in order and begin to regain control of your money - sign up to my newsletter and visit the site daily.
"The infamous scratchie experiment.."Ever wondered what would happen if you purchased 200 $1 scratchies? Surely you must win right? Watch to find out what happened when I did exactly that.
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