Bills are a necessary for evil that we all must endure. I know it’s a daunting thought but it’s one of those adult things we all have to accept and work around. We all need heating, we all need water and we all need electricity to live comfortably. However, letting your bills weigh you down will only make you feel even worse about your financial situation and home life. There are a few practical and useful ways you can avoid letting your bills get to you:
Change The Way You Think About Your Bills
Making the effort to change the way you think about your bills can actually give you a whole new perspective and outlook. A lot of the time, your emotions are dictated by the way you currently think about things. If you think about the bigger picture you can influence the way you feel and think about bills. Many of us take for granted the fact that we have a roof over our heads and a place for the dreaded bills to be sent to. There are people in the UK and all over the world living in the streets and in far worse off situations than us so we should be thankful we have a comfortable home and a comfortable life with things like heating and clean running water.
Save Money Around The House
Chances are there are so many ways around the house you could be saving money but many of us are not seeing the opportunity to do so and therefore not taking advantage where we can. We need to be more vigilant and make a list of potential ways we can save money. Why not consider shopping at a cheaper supermarket? There are plenty to choose from and if you shop wisely you can save loads. Can you change electricity suppliers? Can you turn down your thermostat? Insulation can help. Do you qualify for free home Insulation? How about getting in blinds or curtains for windows that have none. The infographic below can give you some excellent, stress-free suggestions too.
credit to Sunny (where I found this great infographic)
I am sure you found plenty of ways within the infographic that would help to save you money and reduce those stress levels.
I always buy whole fruit and vegetables and I love to make a shopping list as it means I don’t forget to buy things but also can focus on what I actually need and am less likely to stray.
Which tips will you be taking advantage of to help save you money?
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