College Financial Hacks- THE SAVING EDITION 💪
Amig@s!! It’s easy to get caught up in the I need this and I need that syndrome, especially in college.
However, you don’t need to drop so much MONEYYYY$ Check out these 3 saving hacks:
1. Make a Budget 🔢: Jokes aside BUDGETS are life-changing!!! Seriously though, the first time a $1k check hits your bank doesn’t mean you should go buy a pair of Huaraches 500s 👟. Instead, make a list of all the things that are essentials like health insurance, toothpaste, groceries, etc. Set limits for discretionary spending (concerts, eating out w/ las besties, shopping) and stick to your budget to avoid overspending.
2. Use student discounts 💸: Take some time to research the types of student discounts offered to you. Various products and services, including textbooks, software, public transportation, movie tickets, and restaurants all occasionally offer discounts. SO carry your student ID and ask for discounts wherever you go. There are tons of perks so use them!
3. Cook comida en la casa and meal prep 🌮: Eating out regularly can quickly drain your funds. Instead, opt for cooking at home and prepare meals in advance (meal prep) to avoid the temptation of ordering takeout. Yep, time to take your ama’s bean recipe and invest in a slow cooker. This approach not only saves dinero but also promotes healthier eating habits.
Focus on making the right saving power moves! If you don’t know where to start, make sure to check out the SUMAversity! It’s filled with great lessons on how to better maximize your money.
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