Thursday, September 29, 2016
Save Lots Of Money When Making Important Life Decisions!
Life is full of important and expensive decisions. Today, I have four of life’s biggest decisions, and how you can save money while making them.
Selling Your Home
When you think about it, selling a home can be incredibly costly. It’s ironic considering you’re supposed to gain money from selling your house. But, there are loads of extra costs that add up, and make it very expensive. Mainly, you have to pay for estate agent fees and any additional repairs to your house. Not to mention paying to have it cleaned and making it look presentable.
Thankfully, you can save money when making this important life decision. There are companies that let you sell your house fast, for cash. There are no estate agent fees, and you don’t even have to make your home look nice. Obviously, if you keep your home in good condition, you’ll save on repairs too. The main way to save is to cut out the estate agents from the process, as their fees can be ridiculous.
Buying A Home
As well as selling a home, you have to think about buying one. Now, this will be a very expensive purchase, regardless of what you buy. However, there are people that end up in serious debt as they do things wrong. The biggest mistake is buying a massive house that you don’t need. Think about your family, and buy something smaller, that’s easier to live in.
Another idea is to think about the location of the home. Location can add massive value to property. So, you could get a better deal looking for the same type of home in a different location. Making a small sacrifice to move slightly outside of a desirable location can save you tonnes of money. It’s well worth thinking about.
Choosing to have and raise children is a massive life decision. And, it’s one of the costliest decisions you can make. Kids cost a lot of money; you can’t hide from that truth. But, there are so many ways you can keep the costs down and save money.
For starters, save a load of cash by not paying for private education. State schools are very good nowadays. It makes so much sense to send your children there, as they’ll still get a good education. More to the point, it’s free! You can save thousands a year by doing this.
Marriage is a big decision, and weddings cost loads. Think about all the expensive things like engagement and wedding rings, the dress, etc. It’s easy to spend a lot of money, in a short amount of time.
You can save money if you make a few compromises. Look for a cheaper ring, or use a family heirloom. This doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice engagement/wedding ring; it just means you save loads of cash. Also, consider having a smaller wedding with just close family and friends. It’s more intimate, more special, and way more affordable.
Hopefully, this article has shown you how to save money when making some of life's most important decisions. Start saving, and stop worrying about your finances.