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Learning smart ways to save your money

If you want to get out of debt and stay out of debt, you have to set some money aside from each pay cheque. If you want to buy things when you want them or when you need them and not have to borrow to do it, you need to have savings. If you want to be financially independent, you need to learn how to save money. Some people are better at saving money than others, but we can all learn to do it. Because of computers, you can even save money automatically and keep it safe from yourself. Check out the links below to learn tons of tips and strategies to save money, to save more of it and to save it faster.

Why Save: 10 Reasons Why You Should Save

Learn why it is so important to save money, and learn how failing to save can negatively impact every area of your life.

How to Save: Strategies for Saving Money

One style of saving money doesn’t work for everyone. That’s why we have lots of suggestions. We think that these are the best saving strategies and easy tips that countless bankers, financial planners, credit counsellors and financial publications have shared over the years. You are sure to find something that will work for you…

  • Old and New Saving Techniques
  • Ways to Save Your Money
  • Places to Save Your Money
  • 10 Places Where You Can Find Money to Save
  • How to Keep Your Money Safe from Yourself

Smart Saving Tips

Based on our discussions with over a dozen budgeting experts, we have compiled two lists of great ways that you can save money every day on everything you already do. We break the savings tips down into two lists:

  • Light Savings Tips That Can Save You Hundreds of Dollars
  • Serious Savings Tips That Can Save You Thousands of Dollars

How to Save for Education

Learn how to save for your child’s education or find money for your own education. You can also learn where to find non-repayable money for high school grads.

How to Save for a Home

Are you saving or thinking of saving up a down payment to buy your own home? Here are six ways that may help you speed up the process.