Free Resources to Help You Save Money from Consolidated Credit

Learn how to save money by cutting costs and closing spending leaks.

Saving money is an essential skill in personal finance. It allows you to cut back on unnecessary spending so it’s easier to avoid debt problems and achieve your goals. But while most people understand the importance of saving, they have a hard time implementing an effective saving strategy. Leaving saving for whatever you have left over at the end of the month is usually a good way to ensure you never save anything.

Even if you're paying down debt, saving for an emergency is important. –Brandon Neth, FinanceBuzz #SaveMoney Click To Tweet

With that in mind, the resources in this section are all about teaching you how to save money effectively. You’ll learn how to close spending leaks in your budget, how to cut costs on everyday expenses, and what to do with the money you set aside to save effectively. If you still have questions, just use the Ask a Question button at the bottom of the page to ask our certified financial coaches directly.

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Self-Help Guide: Shop Smart and Save Money

You don’t have to go crazy with couponing or rebate offers to shop smart, so you can save money. This guide offers a range of tips for how to save money on the full range of expenses in your budget. Finding easy ways to cut back can help you quickly increase your savings so you can avoid debt and achieve your goals!

Build an emergency fund of $1,000 or more while paying off debt. –Dylan Houlihan, #SaveMoney Click To Tweet

Watch Our Free Webinar to Achieve Your Savings Goals

Once you find money to save, it’s time to decide what to do with it. This on-demand webinar teaches you how to set SMART goals for saving so you can use your money wisely. With the right strategy, you can use the money you save to reach your goals faster and get where you want to be.

When you buy something on sale, transfer that savings to a savings account. –Jon Dulin, MoneySmartGuides #SaveMoney Click To Tweet

Saving Money Infographics

You may have heard of terms like APY and compound interest, but most people don’t really understand how savings accounts and other investment tools work. This infographic shows you how your money grows when you put it into a savings tool, so you can build your own formula for success.

Once you decide what tools you want to use to save money, you need to define your savings goals. This next infographic breaks down the categories of savings and how much money you need to accomplish each goal.

Earn more than you spend. Save the difference. Invest in things that grow. –Andrew Daniels, Family Money Plan #SaveMoney Click To Tweet