10 Quotes About Saving Money Every Pinoy Should Know

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Wiser words have rarely been said. If you want some solid advice on becoming financially stable or need the motivation to save more, check out these 10 quotes about saving money.

“Money looks better in the bank than in your closet.” – Anonymous

This is 100% true! Not to belittle fashion, but you should always think about your financial goals before you splurge on a new suit, dress, handbag, or pair of shoes. Your size and the trends could change. But money in the bank can work for you in so many more ways. 

“Don’t save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” – Warren Buffet

The only way to stop living from paycheck to paycheck is to start saving. And the only way to start saving is to intentionally carve out money from your income to put away.

Each month, when payday comes, commit to saving a certain amount. You’ll see your savings grow and grow.

“It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits.” – Charles A. Jaffe

Did you know that some 80% of NFL football players go broke after three years? It just shows that wealth doesn’t always depend on your salary. It’s impossible to avoid spending, but responsible spending is what sets you apart.

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“The trick isn’t adding stuff. It’s taking away.” – Mark Zuckerberg

Simplicity is always sweetest. Not only does decluttering lighten your mental load and destress you, it can earn you money, too. You’ll feel lighter, but your bank account won’t be.

“By definition, saving – for anything – requires us to not get things now so that we can get bigger ones later.” – Jean Chatzky

Saving just means putting spending on hold for the opportunity to get better returns later. For example, you can skip on eating out for lunch today because you’re saving up for that wonderful trip abroad where you can have some amazing food. And it’s going to be so worth it, trust us.

“We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like.” – Dave Ramsey

Our motivations for purchasing things are varied. But it’s always a waste of money if you’re buying something just to impress someone else. Your boss or your client aren’t going to use your new gadget or your new watch. You are!

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

There’s no shortcut to it. You have to work to make the bucks! Most of the time, getting down and getting things done is the one thing that will do wonders for you financially. All wealthy or comfortably wealthy people out there had to put in the hours to get where they are, and many of them started from nothing. How did they get to where they are today? Hard work.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

Dear Ben Franklin was right. Investing in education and knowledge pays off. The investment doesn’t have to be in the form of money or tuition. There are tons of low cost courses and workshops out there, not to mention completely free online courses. You can pick up an entirely new skill and build a career or sideline out of it, or learn something new that will take your current career to new heights.

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns

Apple CEO Tim Cook starts sending emails at 4:30am. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Disney CEO Bog Iger are up at the same time, too. If you read up on the habits of CEO’s worldwide, they’re all up before 6am, and sometimes exercising daily at that time.

Unless you are making so much passive income that you don’t have to do anything, you need to get up and get going to bring in the dough.

“Become so financially secure that you forget it’s payday.” – Anonymous

It sounds crazy, but it’s totally doable. If you have an emergency fund built up and your budget planed, you won’t even notice that it’s payday. That’s #goals for you.

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