In these days of bursting real-estate bubbles and spiraling unemployment, conspicuous consumption is “out” and serious thrift is “in.” The global economic meltdown has forced most consumers to become more aware of their spending habits in order to make do with less, pay off debt, and pad their savings accounts for the future. Yet even for those people willing to make big changes in their spending, it can be tough to figure out where to begin.
Cue Lesley Voth’s "1069 ideas you can use to save money NOW!" is a clear, concise guide for families and individuals seeking guidance on where and how to trim their expenses. With 1069 tips and strategies for reducing spending and eliminating debt, "1069 ideas you can use to save money NOW!" is a must-read for consumers struggling to make both short- and long-term financial changes. Lesley stresses the importance of living within your means—i.e. spend less than you earn!—and yet she understands from personal experience how difficult that can be. In addition to the useful ideas to implement immediate savings, this eBook is loaded with links to websites that will help readers execute their plans.
Chock-full of valuable information, 1069 ideas you can use to save money NOW! is the go-to guide for anyone trying to save money and get ahead financially, from new graduates and young couples just starting out to working families dealing with lost wages and retirees facing reduced pensions. Lesley’s advice is realistic, yet encouraging. She is sympathetic to the considerable stress that results from a financial crisis, but she is also honest about the sacrifice and hard work necessary to recover. Readers who stick to the plan set forth by "1069 ideas you can use to save money NOW!" may have to divest themselves of some immediate luxuries and possessions, but ultimately they will find themselves beginning a new and exciting stage of life.