Small smart choices can save you money and here is how.
Sometimes saving money isn’t all about big gestures sometimes it is a constant stream of smart choices. This week has been all about the small smart choices for me.
1) I took just £10 to my daughter school fayre. I love to support my kid’s school but I have in the past spent stupid amounts of money at the school fair. £5 on raffle tickets £5 on tombolas, then, even more, to visit Santa, buy waffles, have face painting done etc. This year I took a determined £10 and no more. Savings were probably £20.
2) I didn’t buy my son’s school photograph. It wasn’t great, I have lot of lovely photos of him in his school uniform and I can take them any day I like with my phone, Saving £25
3) We went to the cinema and I completely refused to buy any more than popcorn for my kids. They usually twist my arm for pic and mix too and because we go so rarely I usually give in. Not this time. Saving £5
4) I cancelled a subscription that I had taken over Black Friday because I thought it looked good. It may have looked good but it was $95 a month. It would have been useful but Ia m not sure if it would have that been that useful and it was too much for me. I cancelled it before payments could kick in. Saving £70
5) I wanted to buy some new stationery. It was inexpensive and appealing. But I have pens, half used lovely notebooks and little space. I told my self a firm no and moved away from the stationery! Savings £8.
I saved £128 this week through small smart choices. It is completely amazing how they all add up.
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