How to save money: 10 thousand pesos in 6 months
Have you ever wondered how to save money? Analyze what you spend 55.5 pesos a day and you can save very easily 10 thousand pesos in just six months. Here we tell you how to achieve it.
When you think about how to manage money
It is undoubtedly believed that saving is one of the most complicated things in the world.
And you are not wrong, when it comes to forming a habit, discipline and determination are required, so simple it is not.
But, if you set a goal and start doing small actions day by day, you will realize that it is not as complicated as you imagine.
Start by asking yourself what you spend 56 pesos a day, 389 pesos a week or 1,556 pesos a month and find a way to convert it into savings.
Save as follows
If you are one of those who usually buy their coffee in a recognized chain in the United States, you could be paying 56 pesos a day. Here you have an area of opportunity to save that money. If you make that daily purchase, you are spending 392 pesos a week, triple what it costs a kilo of good quality coffee in the supermarket that you could prepare before going to work.
Cigarette pack. Do you smoke? Well be careful! Because quitting this habit could help you stop spending those 56 pesos you need per day. In addition, you avoid a painful and expensive long-term illness.
The taxi to your work. You left home late and now you will have to take a taxi that would at least make you spend 56 pesos round trip? Let it not happen to you! Get up earlier and if you are one of those who do not wake up at first, set your alarm at full volume and well in advance to avoid expensive setbacks. Do not say if those 56 pesos are paid one way and the same on the return.
Did you get the weekend and could not save the previous 5 days?
Did you get the weekend and could not save the previous 5 days? Find a way to save 389 pesos on the way out with your partner or friends to the movies. You can think of going to the cinema and for the 2 tickets you pay 158 pesos, plus 200 pesos between popcorn, soda and ice cream and 30 pesos from the parking lot in the mall. If you didn’t save during the week, avoid the weekend outing and change it for a movie at home.
Meals. It turns out that for your workplace an executive menu costs you only 99.99 pesos and, for not cooking at home, at least 4 days you went out to eat and spent more than 400 pesos, including the tip.
If you feel identified with this point, find a way to adjust your food expenses or decide to cook to save more. This can even be a very good reason to improve your eating habits.
If you manage to reduce unnecessary expenses equivalent to 56 pesos a day, in six months you will have saved 10 thousand. Not bad, don’t you think? Tell us what other expenses you think you could reduce in your day today.