Secrets of Success

Round Up When Balancing Checkbook

0SHARES

63

MEMBERS SPARKED

Whenever I write a check or use my debit card, I round up the amount to the nearest $5.00. For instance, if the amount spent was $12.99, when I balance I round it up to $15.00. This way I have money hidden in my account and overtime it helps protect me from overdraft charges. Every month, add up what you "saved". I call it "my stash"

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • Great idea, however I do not balance my checkbook anymore since online is so fast...but I love the idea thanks - by SRBLAKELY

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.
Diet Resources: standing torso twist | seated torso twist | full circle torso twist