Ways to Save

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When it comes to our personal finances, we’re understandably heavily invested (get it?) in our financial future. Money makes the world go ‘round, after all. However, the world we live in seems designed from the ground up to rob us of our hard earned cash, and that’s because it is. Therefore, you’ll want to make some smart decisions regarding your money to best prepare for your future. It’s not as hard as you might think to save up some money and get ahead of the game, and you’ll want to be ahead to be prepared for the worst. Here are some cost cutting tips to help you secure the future you deserve.
First and foremost, let’s talk about special offers. Offers like coupons and sales are tactics frequently employed by retails of all kinds to \drum up some extra business, but an eagle eyes shopper can take advantage of these special offers to make a killing. Keeping track of these sales and coupons online via Groupon, or the online stores of specific retailers, Buy Buy Baby, for example, can help you get most, if not all, of your shopping done at a deep discount. This can go a long way toward building up your savings for the future. On a similar note, when you’re in the grocery store, there are plenty of opportunities to reduce your spending, because the dirty little secret of modern capitalism is that you’ve been tricked into over spending for years now. As you peruse the aisles of your local grocery store, try looking to lower shelves. Name brand products, such as Coca-Cola, will have exclusive rights to eye level shelves, making them the default choice for the casual shopper, but seeking out off brand products instead is a great way to save. While there is a stigma attached to off brand products as being inferior. This is almost always the case. Ironically, one example in which the off brand is inferior is with Coca-Cola, as off brand Coca-Cola typically tastes more like Pepsi and then also worse than that. In most cases, however, the off brand item is just as good as the “real” thing. One way this can helkp you save a ton per purchase is by buying off brand cereal in bulk. Bags of off brand cereal often offer you 3 to 5 times the product for the same price, and the taste is identical or close it, so taking advantage of these savings is a must.