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SAVING MONEY

 

Congratulations, since you are here, it means you want to learn more about the basics of saving money!

 

Most of us wish we could save more money, but how do we do it, and how do we get started?  Do we first need to understand budgeting?  It's time to start to learn the many ways that we can save more money.

 

Along with learning about the importance of saving money, we also include some suggested teaching material to help teach money skills, including basic money skills, money management, and personal finance.

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION ON SAVING MONEY

     
SIMPLE SAVING MONEY TIPS    

 

Simple Saving Money Tips
Informational article on saving money, including tips and advice.
  Includes money saving ideas.

 

Five Ways to put $50 into Savings each Month
Would you like to add more money to your savings each month?  Here are some simple ways to save extra money.

 

Making Savings a Priority
Whether you are saving for a major item, or saving for your retirement, you won't reach your goals unless you have a plan to make savings a priority.

 

5 Steps to Healthy Spending Habits
Tips and advice for helping improve your spending habits while learning to save more money.

 

Bag to Save Big Bucks and other Money Saving Tips
Practical and simple household money saving tips and budgeting advice.

 

Eating Out Affordably
People love to eat out. Here are some tips to eat out at your favorite restaurant more affordably.

 

Successful and Effective Garage Sales
Tips and ideas for having a garage sale, or shopping at one effectively.

 

Strategic Planning is Survival Planning

 

How to Conserve Energy and Save Money on Monthly Utility Bills

Save money by saving energy.

 

Ten Ways to Save Money

Ten simple and easy ways to save money.

 

How to Save Money when Buying Insurance

Tips to help save money when buying insurance.

 

Saving Money: Money as Energy
Money is like a form of energy.  Learn to control and accumulate it.

 

How to Start Investing and Build Wealth
Saving money is a necessary requirement for building wealth.

 

How to Reduce your heating Bill this Winter
How to reduce your heating bill.

 

Children's Birthday Parties On A Budget

You don't have to spend thousands of dollars on your child’s party to make it one they and their guests will remember forever.

 

Bringing Home Baby on a Budget

There are certain things you need to think about in order to create a good environment into which to bring your newborn baby.

 

Romance on a Budget

When thinking about a romantic evening, it is not easy to see past the fact that flowers and restaurants cost money.

 

Online Bill Paying Saves you Money

Advantages of paying bills online.

 

SAVE MONEY SHOPPING    

 

 

How To Save Money Grocery Shopping
Learn some money saving techniques and strategies for saving money at the grocery store.

 

Use Coupon Savvy to Save Big on Groceries
If you are not using coupons to help save money at the grocery store, then you are spending more then necessary.  Here are some tips to help you save money grocery shopping.

 

Stretch your Clothing Shopping Dollars
Here are some tips and advice for saving money shopping for clothes.

 

Stretching your Grocery Dollars
Tips for saving money on food and groceries.

 

Effective Grocery Shopping
More food shopping advice.

 

How to Save Money Buying Online

The amount of money being spent online increases every year as more people come to accept the convenience of online shopping.

 

SAVING MONEY FOR YOUR KIDS    

Saving Money for your Kids
It is expensive having kids, so you will have to learn how to save money.  Here are some money saving ideas on saving money for your kids.

 

International Adoption

 

SAVING FOR AN EMERGENCY    

Saving Cash for an Emergency
Since we can't predict the future, it is financially smart to save some cash in case of an emergency in a separate emergency savings fund.

 

Emergency Money
Keeping a budget is not enough.  You need to be prepared for life's surprises with emergency money.

 

SAVING AND INVESTING    

Investing Begins with Savings

Successful investing begins with saving money.  An effective savings strategy, with a smart investing strategy will help you meet your financial goals.

 

SAVING FOR RETIREMENT    

Investing for Retirement
People are living longer, so we need to either work longer or save more if we want to enjoy a carefree and active retirement.  Here is some information on saving and investing for retirement.

 

COLLEGE MONEY SAVING TIPS    

College Money Saving Tips for Students
Don't let the costs of higher education keep you from thinking it is impossible to get a college degree.  Here are some money saving tips and strategies to open the door to the college or university of your choice.

 

529 College Savings Plans

Qualified Tuition Programs, or 529 plans for saving for college.

 

Beating the High Cost of University Text Books

Saving money on university text books.

 

TAX SAVINGS FOR TEACHERS    

Teacher Tax Savings - The Teacher Tax Deduction
Teachers and other educators should save their receipts for the teacher tax deduction.

 

BUDGETING AND BUDGET PLANNING    

 

Budgeting and Personal Budget Planning

Information and resources on budgeting and personal budget planning.  Learn how to set up your own household budget.

CAR BUYING INFORMATION    

 

 

Car Negotiation -- Be Prepared for Negotiating Car Prices
Auto Salespeople will try to get you to spend more than you anticipate.  Understand what they may ask, and learn some car buying negotiation strategies.

 

Where to Start when Financing a new Vehicle
There are many important factors to consider when financing a new vehicle.  An important once is understanding your credit score.

 

How to Avoid Buying the Wrong Car
That used car you are thinking about buying looks good, but how can you be sure?  Here are some tips for buying a used car.

 

Obtain a Pre-Approved Car Loan for Ease and Convenience
You will get greater flexibility and savings by getting pre-approved for a car loan before shopping for a new or used car.

 

What Auto Loan Documents Really Say
Here is some information you should know before you sign your car loan documents.

 

Larger not always better when Choosing an Auto Dealer
Learn about choosing an auto dealer for purchasing a used car.

 

What to do with 'Old Bessie
Information and advice on trading in your used car.

 

Saving Money while Obtaining a New Auto Loan
Your personal bank or car dealer financial institutions -- learn which is the best approach when obtaining a loan for the purchase of a new vehicle.

 

Understanding Automobile Leases
Learn about automobile leases, advantages, and disadvantages verse buying.

 

TRAVEL SAVINGS    

Travel for Free or Almost Free
Free travel guide information.

 

Traveling on a Budget
Traveling on a budget is simple and enjoyable if you know what you need to do to save money.

 

Disneyland on a Budget

Information on a Disneyland vacation on a budget.

 

How to Find Cheap Air Fares

When deciding where to go on your vacation, one of the main things you must budget for is the cost of the return air travel to and from your intended destination.

 

SAVING MONEY FOR A HOME    

Saving Money for a Home - Real Estate Basics
Learn about home mortgages and saving money to buy a home, and real estate.

 

WEDDINGS    

Tips to Save Money on Your Wedding
W
hether you are planning a large wedding or a very small one, there is no need to go to great expense to celebrate the happiest day of your life.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION    

A few Tips for Tax Saving
Some basic tips and and ideas to help you save money on taxes.

 

Decorating your Home on a Budget

There are many ways to achieve a great look in your home without breaking the bank.

 

ADDITIONAL SAVING MONEY INFORMATION    

Saving Money
Additional saving money information..

 

     

LESSONS AND WORKSHEETS

TEACHING LESSONS

   

 

 

TEACHING BUDGETING MONEY
Use these lessons to teach basic budget concepts. Budgeting involves understanding how much money you earn and spend over a period of time.  For teaching household budgeting and consumer math skills.

 

TEACHING BANKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Learn all about banking and interest rates. Learn about bank savings accounts, banks, and interest rates

 

     

 
     

 

 

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