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Kip Tips

Saving Strategies From Around the Web

A look at tips from personal finance bloggers about ways to save more.

I recently offered tips to help you save more to kick off the start of America Saves Week. Now, I've rounded up advice from personal finance bloggers to help motivate you to spend less and start setting aside more cash to secure your financial future.

SEE ALSO: 10 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

Don’t Have savings? Quit Making Excuses [Get Rich Slowly]
"I know it can be hard to save. This is especially true if you’re living paycheck to paycheck or, worse, from unemployment check to unemployment check. But in most cases saving is possible."

The Shocking Percentage of Americans That Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think That’s Fine) [20SomethingFinance]
"About six in ten people you pass walking down the street (as they enter clothing stores and bars) are saving absolutely nothing or worse."

5 Strategies That Can Make You Happy About Saving [Savvy Sugar]
"While your goals shine in the distance, the day-to-day path toward them is often a lot less glamorous.... The question, of course, is how you can be happy with the journey as well as the destination?"


Is Time on Your Side? [The Simple Dollar]
"The reality is that it will never, ever be easier to save for retirement than it is right now. We’ve all heard that 'there’s no better time than the present,' but that’s strongly true for retirement savings."

10 Ways to Save $100 This Week [Wise Bread]
"The following list features both kinds of savings strategies — big ones that work all at once, and little ones that add up over time. All of them can be put into action during America Saves Week, and every single one ensures that you can have your cake and eat it too."

Money Mirages: 6 Money-Saving Ideas That Are Anything But [Len Penzo dot Com]
"Occasionally, a lot of folks will unwittingly make misguided decisions based upon well-intentioned beliefs. Here are a few common money mistakes people make in the name of saving a few bucks."