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Seven ways to save more in 2024

By Winnie Onyando December 31st, 2023 2 min read

Unlocking the path to financial prosperity in 2024 does not have to be a daunting task.

In fact, with the right mindset and a few strategic adjustments to your daily routine, you can effortlessly pave the way to a more secure financial future.

Saving money effortlessly requires adopting habits that seamlessly integrate into your lifestyle.

Here are eight ways to save effortlessly in 2024:

Automate savings

Set up automatic transfers from your checking account to a dedicated savings account.

Many banks allow you to schedule recurring transfers on specific dates. This way, you save without actively thinking about it.

For example, you can talk to the bank to transfer Sh7,000 from your salary to a savings account. This will help you save without having a second thought.

Round-Up Apps

Use round-up apps that automatically round up your everyday purchases to the nearest dollar and deposit the spare change into your savings account. This is a painless way to accumulate savings over time.

Cashback and rewards:

Sign up for cashback and rewards programs that offer discounts or cash back on your regular purchases.

Choose credit cards that offer rewards you can use, and consider cashing in those rewards directly into your savings.

Review subscriptions

Regularly review your subscription services. Cancel any that you no longer use or need. Redirect the money you save into your savings account.

Energy efficiency

Make your home more energy-efficient. Simple changes like using LED bulbs, sealing drafts, and turning off lights when not needed can reduce your utility bills. The money saved can go straight into your savings.

Meal planning

Plan your meals and create a shopping list. This not only helps you avoid unnecessary purchases but also reduces the likelihood of eating out, saving you money effortlessly.

Evaluate and negotiate bills

Periodically review your recurring bills, such as insurance, cable, or internet. Shop around for better deals and don’t hesitate to negotiate with service providers. Any savings can be redirected to your savings account.

Remember, the key is to integrate these habits into your routine so that saving becomes a natural part of your financial behavior. Small, consistent efforts can lead to significant savings over time.

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