How to Save Money On A Weekly Budget

Learn how to make your minimum wage paycheck last! As a college student and provider for my household it was essential that I discovered simple tips to save money.

Woman counting money and making a budget

The first time I expressed genuine interest in saving money was during elementary school. The Nintendo DS was the hottest game system out and I vividly remember how important this was to me.

Needless to say that saving money when you had

  1. No job

  2. Adults that were not helping you reach your true financial potential

It takes awhile to save $300 dollars.

After weeks of chores I managed to stash away $80 dollars. After awhile I was fortunate enough to have my sister chip in and buy my prized DS. This was the beginning of a very lengthy money saving journey.

While in high school I learned the true value of a dollar. For 6 months I worked 18 hours as a cashier.

I was lucky and did not have too many bills to pay and I also received a small allowance.

When I resigned from my job my family panicked. They assumed that they would have to carry my bills and provide for my needs.

Little did they know I mastered tip #1 and was able to save $2500 out of the little time that I worked as a cashier. Keep reading to find out what you can do to save money while having a weekly budget.

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TIP #1 - If you don't need the money put it away

Save all your coins

Ever accumulated so much loose change in your purse that your bag became a little heavy?

Next time you notice this ,don't spend the money, simply put it to the side. 

Put extra cash away

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