Every Monday for the rest of the year I'll be bringing you a money saving tip! If you have a favorite way to save some money feel free to chime in!
Today I'm talking about being proactive as a way to save money. How will this save you money?
In today's culture we're all about now. By thinking about the future you can save yourself a substantial amount of money.
Here's an anecdote for you. In October our living room TV died. It just gave up on living. It was football season, and we were sad. A large portion of the US would probably have purchased a new TV that very week. Well, as much as we wanted to, we refrained and started researching TVs. We went TVless for 7 weeks while we scoured the stores for the very best deal. In the end we got a great deal on a very nice TV. It was tough waiting, but in the end we saved over $250 by having a little patience.
This is a great way to save a lot of money, but it's also a great way to save small amount on a daily basis (which will add up over time). By purchasing thing like laundry and dish detergent, sponges, diapers and dry groceries when they are on sale I can save a big chunk of change on our grocery bill!