The five-dollar savings plan. It goes like this: Every time you find yourself with a five-dollar bill in your possession, you set it aside instead of spending it. At the end of the year, you use the money you've saved for either a big purchase or to do something you wouldn't normally spend the money to do.
We don't live paycheck to paycheck, but money is tighter now that I'm not working and we have student loans. I've tried budget apps and can't find one I like so her tips might really make a difference in getting a good budget going.
Simplest budgeting technique EVER. Includes FREE printables
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The Envelope System--for budgeting your paychecks and staying on budget. This was actually how I saved up $630 for a computer and $350 for a new aquarium at the same time... then I stopped doing it. Maybe I should start again.
This actually is working. Lol pinned this a while ago but I've been saving my 5s and 10a actually because I fuckin hate $10 bills idk why I just do but yeah. I wanna keep this up for a few months. Literally EVERY single $5 bill that comes into my possession I put away. So cash wise I only carry 1s and 20s.