‘Save Pangkal Kaya’. The old adage that is often heard in everyone’s mind but is not easy to do. Instead of saving money, the way you do so far makes you unable to control your expenses because your lifestyle doesn’t change.
Many people want to be rich by reducing spending, but not infrequently those who fail to implement it because of the temptation that always comes over. Not to mention, if you have been trapped in an endless consumptive vortex and have become a lifestyle. As a result, all your efforts to save money will always fail.
If you are one of the people who fails to save money or has been frugal but still wasteful, now is the time to double-check your frugality which might be missed. The trick, reject all desires and only spend your money on basic needs. This is the right principle of frugality. Check out the following tips to make it easier for you to save money.
1. Change your transportation by cycling
If all this time your transportation equipment uses car, bus, or online transportation, now is the time to change your transportation by bicycle. Yes, besides being cheap and can save money, cycling can also be healthy.
2. Find free entertainment
Like watching a movie? Mall? Or just hangout to the cafe? It’s good that this lifestyle has begun to leave you if you really want to save money. Change your entertainment with free entertainment such as walking in the park, watching home teather at home, looking for exhibitions, even hunting for free music concerts. Besides being able to entertain yourself, this activity also does not break the bag. Fun, right?
3. Eat Home Cooking
Have snacks outside or eat in a restaurant with friends? Stop the habit and start cooking your own food from home. Make your food schedule and spend it for a week. In this way, your expenses will not be guaranteed to be wasteful. In addition to frugality, cooking your own food turns out to be healthier too, you know!
4. Change Postpaid Phone to Prepaid
Your communication costs always swell at the end of the month? Now it’s time to change your communication budget from postpaid to prepaid. This method is considered effective for suppressing the communication budget, because you can better control your credit expenses.
5. Select Sports for free
So far, do you like to gym? Instead of spending your money on membership or expensive gym members, it’s better to choose sports that are free, such as running in the park, walking, cycling or just playing beach volleyball with friends. This activity is more exciting than spending your money on a gym membership, which you don’t necessarily use every day.