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Anonymous asked in Business & FinancePersonal Finance · 10 years ago

I have to save up $30 more dollars buy my new there any ways to save up money besides cleaing?


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  • 10 years ago
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    General Strategies and Techniques on Saving Money and Earning More Money

    Don't go out to eat. Example: don't eat out at fancy, high-class restaurants. Instead, eat at a fast food restaurant or cook a healthy meal at home. It is much cheaper than spending a lot of money at an expensive restaurant.

    If you are a teen or a young adult, you might want to hold a bake sale. Post fliers around your neighborhood, school, and community center to advertise your bake sale. You can have your other friends help you out, so that you can help attain your goal of saving and/or making more money. Keep your bake sale open for at least four hours, spanning a substantial portion of the morning or the afternoon. You can also decide to host the bake sale for multiple days. Example: Bake Sale Weekend: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

    If you have a habit of buying new clothes very often, then resist the urge to buy new clothes for a little while. You could potentially save a good amount of money. If you are used to buying

    If you are a teen or a young adult, you may want to have a dog-walking service.

    To help you manage your money, try

    Talk to a customer service representative at a bank or other financial institution and learn more about financial instruments. These financial instruments (which include certificates of deposit) will help you understand how to grow your money.

    Don't go out to watch new movies in theaters. Watch movies on your TV at home. Popular channels where you can see movies on the weekends include TNT, USA, and TBS. If you like to rent movies, try using Netflix.

    If you are a teen, you may want to think about babysitting. You can babysit your neighbor's children.

    Don't spend too much money when going out with friends. Have a budget in mind before you actually meet up with your friends. Example: Do not spend more than $25.00 when going out on a Saturday night.

    If you are a teen, you could try to mow the lawn. Many of your neighbors probably want their lawns to be mowed at a fraction of the price that they pay others to do the same work.

    Invest your money in a CD (certificate of deposit). You can hold your money in a CD for 3 months, 6 months, a year, three years, or even five years. Generally speaking, the longer you decide to invest your money in the CD, the more interest you will earn. Also, it is generally the case that the larger the amount of money you decide to hold in the CD, the larger the more interest you will earn. It generally pays more interest than the interest you get from holding money in a traditional savings account at the bank.

    If you like to invest your money in the stock market, then you may want to invest your money in specific large-cap and medium-cap companies that you trust. Apple (Stock Symbol: AAPL) and Google (Stock Symbol: GOOG) are two such stocks where you can choose to invest your money.

    Other stocks in which you can invest your money include:

    Bank of America Corp

    Stock Symbol: BAC

    Microsoft Corporation

    Stock Symbol: MSFT

    Yahoo! Inc

    Stock Symbol: YHOO

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

    Stock Symbol: WMT

    Abercrombie & Fitch Co

    Stock Symbol: ANF

    Home Depot Inc

    Stock Symbol: HD

    GameStop Corp

    Stock Symbol: GME

    Ford Motor Co

    Stock Symbol: F

    AT&T Inc

    Stock Symbol: ATT

    Coca Cola Co

    Stock Symbol: KO

    Try to sell something of value that you are willing to part with. Sell your old stuff on websites where many people make purchases, such as ebay or craigslist. You could also sell your stuff through a garage sale or a yard sale.

    Try to hold a donation drive where your family, close friends, neighbors, and other acquaintances will be able to help you out and donate a little bit of money. These people will include your parents, brothers, sisters, close friends, relatives, grandparents, neighbors, and other acquaintances. Have a box or jar in place so that people can deposit money into it. Stick a label on the box or jar with an updated amount in comparison to the target goal amount, so that more people will feel like contributing to your goal amount. Example: You may find a graphic representation of a thermometer representing how much money is left to reach your goal (the box/jar has $55.50 out of the target goal amount of $200.00, which translates to a little more than 25% complete; therefore, the thermometer would be about 25% filled up.).

    If all else fails, borrow money from other people (parents, brothers, sisters, close friends, relatives, grandparents, neighbors, acquaintances, etc.) in order to get a short-term loan. Set a goal: it can be $5.00 from each person or $10.00 from each person or $25.00 from each person. Breaking up the goal into smaller, more manageable goals is easier than taking on the entire goal, which may seem like an impossible task (example: raise $5,000.00 in 3 days).

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  • 3 years ago

    placed money right into a controlled fund, $4 hundred money a month. They look ahead to the fee, so which you're compelled to maintain it. each time is a sturdy time to start up reason it fairly is an prolonged term investment (so regularly with the aid of the years you are able to double it each and every say around 7 years) and it compounds. so which you would be able to desire to get a 30% return in say 4-6 months, if u %. a sturdy one. $one hundred each and every week=$4 hundred a month =$4800 a three hundred and sixty 5 days =$24000 over 5 years and double this by using compound following the rule of thumb =$40 8,000 no longer undesirable for one hundred dollars each and every week. Theres consistently an excuse it is going to bypass down or won't artwork yet a minimum of youll have 24 grand. cyber web bills are sturdy additionally 5% pastime and cant get at on weekends, till Monday morning. basically dont ask for a card. Get a timer to your oil heater- i became into residing in a chilly climate (Orange) final 3 hundred and sixty 5 days and the timer decreased the bill by using like $500 dollars for the quarter. From 900 to 3 hundred and it became into nevertheless snowing in November. Dont purchase books on investment, you will possibly have invested the money. If u do sell it on ebay whilst finished. sell something u dont desire on ebay. Its affordable to sell and somebody else advantages from something you dont desire. in case you have money pay you credit card off, it is the worst debt you've.

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  • 10 years ago

    I know you said no cleaning, but what about washing cars? Maybe mowing the neighbours lawn? Sign twirling? Check on craigslist for odd-jobs. Maybe you can help someone move and make up to $150.

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