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  • Saving Money
    We've all heard tricks like paying yourself first, but what's one super unique thing that you routinely do to save more money every month? What's your #1 budget hack!?
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    One thing that recently helped me start saving more money for my savings and investing funds is by setting up direct deposit of my paycheck to my various bank accounts and then only including the money meant for spending in my budget. So following the 50/30/20 plan that Jaspreet has recommended in some of his videos; I was able to designate 50% of my paycheck to my checking account, 30% to my investment account, and 20% to my savings. Then I build my budget off of the 50% in my checking...
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    It was very easy to stick to the budget while everything was shutdown since there was nothing to spend money on but ever since things have started opening back up it has personally never been more difficult to stick with it, at least as far as the budget for eating out goes! I have definitely exceeded the amount of money that I designated for eating out the past couple of months because besides going on multiple walks everyday, going to get food is the only time I get out of the house.
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    @Landon Martin I love the auto deposit idea! One of the best ways to go about your saving/budgeting is staying organized and using certain plans and aspects to your advantage. Has the pandemic affected your budgeting at all? (Has it made it easier, better, or harder to stick to?)
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    Can't answer this question with 100% certainty because I am far from retirement and far from having a million dollars, but the strategy I am currently using to hopefully get me there is to max out my Roth IRA (love the idea of not having to pay taxes on it later), contributing only to my 401k the amount that gets me the full employer match (got to get the free money), and then putting the rest of the money that is meant for investing into other accounts where I have more control over my...
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    @Landon Martin It's definitely been tougher due to the rising prices at the grocery store. As to how to return back to normal: We'll have to wait and see what things look like when they actually do return back to normal, but we actually recently published an article on things you can do to pass the time during this pandemic not too long ago (don't worry, there's some options for going out of the house on this list, too). Hope this helps! https://theminoritymindset.com...ys-to-pass-the-time/
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    @Landon Martin Great tips! Traditional investing can be a great way to build some wealth over time, but like you said, your money is sort of trapped until you are of retirement age. Not a bad way to get to a million though!
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    Hey everyone, Been watching the MM YouTube channel for a few years, loved the clear and concise message. The content really hit home. My parents didn't teach me what really matters with respect to financial freedom and wealth building. I don't blame them because their parents didn't either. So, with that said I am on a mission to help my son be better prepared. Albeit I feel I am a little late to the party. Either way, that won't stop me from living and working on goals for me and my family.
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    Thanks @Landon Martin It's going to take time (and money) but every little step towards the goal should get me there.
  • #SpendingDetox
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    For this year's Spending Detox challenge, I'm choosing 3 challenges that will help me create a strong foundation for my mindset with money. I chose: #1 - 'No Spending' Zone #2 - Create A Holiday Budget #6 - Give the Gift of Time For number one, I'm locking in, traditionally, the 4 biggest spending days of the year: November 27th - November 30th. This encompasses Black Friday through Cyber Monday, which means I'll have to avoid those pesky sales this year. Why? Because if I can avoid spending...
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    Spending during the holidays: Year after year, the holidays slowly shift from joyful winter glee, to a race to see who can spend the most money. Retailers all vying for your attention, with bargain gifts abound, and who can forget a present for your step-mom, cousins, siblings, friends and the pup or kitty. It's no wonder why people feel drained and spent come January 1st! But, what if there was a better way to keep more money in your wallet this holiday season, without losing any of that...
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    UPDATE FOR MY SPENDING DETOX CHALLENGE: Okay, so, I decided to not spend any money from Black Friday through Cyber Monday of this year. I did not realize how tough this would be... There was so many things that I wanted to buy that weekend I almost lost the challenge I think 100 times lol. However, I stuck it out, and didn't spend any unnecessary money on those days and now I have a ton of cash in my bank account to add onto for 2021 or invest next year, while the rest of my friends are...
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    I started buying things online stores that offer discount offers for almost everything, such as clothes, home appliances, food, drinks, etc. Sometimes I even bought the freeze-dried food storage products using Legacy Food Storage Coupons to eat during lockdowns to keep ourselves enough food supplies.
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