Secrets of Success

Banking The Change



Each paycheck I keep track of every cent that I spend. After all the major bills are paid, I try to really limit how much I spend. Once I get my next paycheck I look at how much of the first paycheck is left. I put all of that into savings. I then use the next paycheck until I get paid again. So far, I've saved almost $500 in three months!

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  • That's a nice idea, but it won't work for me as I am currently living paycheck to paycheck.
    Oh Well. - by JRBASKIND
  • Good Job!!! Isn't it great to be in control of your spending instead of it being boss over you? I love the feeling! Keep it up! emoticon - by MISSLORI5
    I'm so happy to see your secret of success in this area as I am just beginning the same exact thing myself. This morning was my first trip into a store and it really made me think about what I was putting into my cart. I came away with one item I didn't go in for. I bought myself a coffee cup for $1 and I used some change that was in the bottom of my purse instead of adding it to my groceries.

    I love this idea and can't wait to see my savings add up. I'm going to use mine toward a new computer. - by PROJECTME2011

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