As you may know, the mission of this blog is to discover ways to save time and money every day. You help me by sending me your great tips, tricks and ideas—I help you by boiling it all down for you here. That answers the “what,” but what about the “why”?
Why should anyone be concerned about saving money? Have you ever thought about that? Why do you want to save money? Who cares?
While you’re pondering that for yourself, I thought I’d share with you the ultimate reason that saving money is so important to me, personally.
But first let’s define terms.
“Saving money” has two definitions, which some people use interchangeably:
1) Spending less than I would have because an item is on sale or it’s a particularly good deal as in, “Wow, I just saved $37 on these really cute boots that were regularly priced $225 but we on sale for just $188!”
2) Accumulating money in a safe place as in, “I save $100 a month by having it automatically transferred to my savings account.” Read more