Control Your Spending With This Week’s Free Thrifty Habits Planner
Free Thrifty Habits Planner For The Week Beginning Monday 2nd March
Regularly, Consistently, Habitually Thrifty
We all want to know how to save money. After years of frugal living and not-so-frugal living I have come to the conclusion that the answer to the question of how to save money is… regularly, consistently, habitually. It’s not just what thrifty tips you take on board, or how many money-saving ideas you pin to a Thrifty Living Pinterest board – it’s how easy it is to make those money-saving tips into regular, almost mindless habits. We all spend without thinking: my aim on Tartan Thrifty is to save money without thinking, to make thrifty living second nature. Because, the less effort you put into living well for less, the more likely you are to keep it up. So here is the Thrifty Habits Planner I print off and stick up in the kitchen each week – yours to download for free and customise to fit in with your life. I hope it helps you become regularly, consistently, habitually thrifty too.
This Week’s Thrifty Habits
This is the week to take control of this month’s spending by lifting cash for any spending areas not already paid by Direct Debit or Standing Order and putting the amount you have set for each area in its own purse or envelope.
How To Use The Thrifty Habits Planner
Click here to download your copy of this week’s Thrifty Habits Planner. You can look up each habit in The Thrifty Habits in the sidebar to the right for more information.
Look at the Weekly & Monthly/Annual Thrifty Habits. Decide which day suits you best for each one and pencil it in on that day. When you have done it, tick it off. Pause for a moment to enjoy the little fizz of smugness this creates.
Got any thrifty ideas of your own? Add them – and remember to comment about them here so I can
steal them admire your cleverness.
Take time at the end of the week to give yourself a little treat as a reward for your thrifty efforts. Then bin this week’s planner and come back to Tartan Thrifty for next week’s planner. I will post it on Saturday 21st February.
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