How to Save When You're Broke
Being broke is a story that I know all too well. Growing up, we didn't have much. My parents both worked minimum wage jobs. They didn't have credit cards, no student loans and lived pay check to pay check. I created great savings habits as a teen. However, as an adult, things were just a lot harder. I would buy stuff just to buy it. I guess I was trying to live like the Jones. I was a single mom, living on one income, no child support, a mortgage, childcare and pretty much every bill in-between.
How did I learn to save? I stopped making excuses. I would have ever excuse in the book. I'm a single mom, I don't make enough money, I deserve this! Etc. I started off slow. Once I created a savings habits it got a lot easier. Is it hard at first? Yes, Is it worth it? Yes! Today I'm going to share with you four simple tips to get you started.