We suddenly become good at mathematics when it is related to money because it is a natural process that we earn money with hard work and do not want to waste it unless we are born rich so let us check out some money management tips which could be useful for you if you are not good at managing the hard earned money.
Make a list of expenses
It does not matter whether the expenses are small or big you should be aware of where your money is exactly is going or spent and it is very important and the first step for money management. Also keep a record of inflow of money. It is quite tiring but you need to know the exact position of the money then only you would be able to save some.
A Basic rule is that you should always spend less than you earn otherwise words like loan, credit card payment, etc. will start haunting you.
The next thing is that you should start thinking about financial terms like investing, taxes, retirement plans. You can start searching for these terms on Google and will get all answers immediately so knowledge can help you a lot in money management and saving if you do not want to have financial troubles in later part of life.
After you have made a list of expenses try to find those expenses which you can live without and have not much of problem.
Learn what to buy
Sometimes we buy things which we do not need really and maybe we do not even use them for one time. So Next time be true to yourself and don’t do impulsive buying as it will cost you money and on the same hand nothing will of use. Rent out the stuff you do not need or if you do not want sell it off as there few classified sites where you can post free ads to sell off your stuff and make money out of the old stuff and also you can buy second hand or refurbished products from them which will again save money.
Now, you know how much you are saving and have also got some to invest somewhere so it is the best time to start looking for best investment option and it does not matter that you want to do on small scale because in the long term it will become bigger. Saving is not enough and investment is very necessary in today’s cut throat world. You can take professional advice from CA or maybe Google it and you will get all information about the investment part.
Additional Source of Income
Always kept looking for additional source of income and if you do not find according to your need than create the stream by yourself. You can work online and provided services like online tutor or if you have artistic taste then you can sell your product on Web which will give you additional income stream. Look for some part time jobs or work from home, start blogging or even a website with Google or WordPress.