I Need to Save Money

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    If Only!

    I have been living from paycheck to paycheck for over 5 years, and I just want to save up, to have stability, to not worry if I can pay the bills next month...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Aug 30, 2009

    But it's so hard. Every time I try to save

    money, I'm like: "Okay, I gotta save, I gotta save, I gotta save, I gotta....Go to the movie theater, buy lots of candy and a large soda!" I hate it when that happens! o.O
    Whoami30 Whoami30
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    Goals: If You Believe You Can Achieve!

    When you save money on your routine spending make a plan for using it to achieve some of the goals on your life's to do list instead of simply blowing the savings on more STUFF. What are your goals??? Some people have short or long-term goals that simply sit there in a list in...
    RAYT721 RAYT721
    51-55, M
    Jan 15, 2012
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    Saving Money Comes With Spending Money Also.

    How can you save money with a negative attitude toward money?  I'll speak for my -self here :- 0. There are many things I've learned about MONEY. There is nothing with having money.  Save the day, take a look at this. A BRAND NEW HOT SHOE MEMBERSHIP GROUP, LOOKING...
    shoes10 shoes10
    31-35, F
    Apr 2, 2010

    I'd Like to Invest.

    I was reading today about how millionaires save money.  They do it the same way we do, with coupons and sales and common sense. There was a mention of investing.  Seems like I see that a lot, in relation to millionaires.  I would like to invest, but I don't even...
    Bradford Bradford
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2007

    And I know how. I have been to South Africa,

    rural KZN. I have seen people live there, what they value what they do. I have seen what they desperately want access to as well. So I know what is edible (and processed food is NOT), and what my body truly needs. I know how to spot yellow labels in supermarkets that say a...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 3, 2015

    When times get hard for me I look to spending

    money and it's not right because I've lost hundreds and hundreds of dollars
    Johnson327 Johnson327
    18-21, M
    Apr 4, 2014


    I want a Harley-Davidson Sportster; I want to team rope; and I want to be comfortably living with my dog and my horse.  I need to start saving up my damn money.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    Apr 6, 2010

    But that's the main point,

    I don't know how to. My dad has been constantly reminding me of saving something if ever something bad happens but I end up giving all my daily allowance away.
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2014

    Before Moving Back to the Uk In May

    I will  be moving back to the UK in May and that means once again starting over. I won't be shipping my stuff as it will be way to expensive and everything I have is not worth the cost. We will be en tilted to a bit of RAF furniture because we wont have anything. So we can...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04
    Dec 19, 2008
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