While managing your assets can be tiresome, saving money can be turned into a fun habit with a smart budgeting plan, motivation and seeing results. Business analyst Tony Amaradio thinks that having a long-standing savings plan is important. Prosperity starts with smart and well-defined strategies that require changing your lifestyle and reshaping habits to ensure financial security of your family.
In the digital era, many aspects of life, including wealth management, have become revolutionized, in large part due to technological advancements. Numerous online banking services and mobile applications easily downloadable from internet help in tracking personal spending right from your home. Once you master the art of budgeting, next step is to reduce the overhead costs. As it may be difficult to immediately change your lifestyle, Amaradio suggests training yourself to gradually eliminate unnecessary expenses from your budget. The easiest way of carving out the ability to save can be a seemingly small thing, such as bringing your lunch box and snacks to work or cooking an evening meal at home instead of regularly dining out at expensive restaurants. Another way of adding to your monthly savings is to develop a habit of paying for your purchases in cash rather than using a credit card. Research shows that people spend more when they pay from their credit accounts and, instead, purchase less when they use cash or a debit card.
Building capital for your future comes with maturity and reasonability, and the earlier you start to develop these qualities the better. The strategic financial expert recognizes that people who learn the value of money during their formative years become more successful in their adulthood. To achieve this, Tony Amaradio advises to use a fun and easy way of teaching kids how to save– the envelope system. By putting cash in an envelope, children learn concepts of cash resources and managing their personal funds. Understanding your potential and being aware of your limits is the best ground for deciding how much you would like or need to put on reserve. Setting a goal might be inspirational and realization that you are saving toward something as small as a new Lego set for your kid or as grandiose as buying a home would undoubtedly be an incentive worth targeting. Last, but not least, upon the receipt of your monthly paychecks or bonus take a portion of it right off and invest that amount into your future savings reserve. Studies suggest that people who are good at financial planning and take actions to save money feel happier and better about their life than those who do not manage funds.Tony Amaradio is an acclaimed economic advisor and visionary philanthropist who oversees two major companies, Select Portfolio Management Inc. and Select Money Management, Inc. Committed to helping others to succeed, he has supported thousands of people by teaching them how to plan, build, and preserve profitable assets through his landmark wealth-management strategies and tactics. Author of an inspirational book on the art of giving, which he wrote together with his wife Carin, he was formerly the host of a daily radio show “Market Talk” that aired in Southern California for over 20 years. Today, the inspirational financial expert travels around the United States to educate people about optimizing charitable donation techniques and money management.