HEAD START RESOURCES
Welcome, attendees of the 2020 Family Engagement and Cultural Effectiveness Conference!
Thank you for attending “Put Your Wallet On a Money Diet – 10 Practical Ways to Save During a Pandemic.”
These are extra resources just for you!
1. TRY A MONEY DIET
If you would like to join the 2020 January Money Diet, you can sign up here.
You’re also invited to join the Money Diet Facebook group where we share money-saving ideas all year long.
2. FIGURE OUT WHAT TO EAT
Here’s my Pinterest board where I collect easy dinners!
Here’s my favorite easy homemade pizza recipe.
3. GO ON A HOME SCAVENGER HUNT
Remember to let me know if you unearth anything weird during your search!
4. ELIMINATE WASTE
Here are more practical strategies to save money by wasting less.
5. SAVE ENERGY
6. LOWER A BILL (OR TWO)
4 monthly bills that may offer significant savings if you shop around are:
- Phone service
- TV entertainment/cable
Here’s a digital antenna similar to the one we bought which brings in local TV programming for free.
From Forbes, here are 11 quick ways to save on auto insurance.
7. EARN EXTRA MONEY
From The Penny Hoarder, here are 32 ways to make money from home.
8. PAY OFF DEBT
Here’s how Dave Ramsey’s Debt Snowball plan works.
9. SAVE 5 WAYS
The 5 savings accounts everyone needs are:
- Vacation Account
- Emergency Account
- Freedom Account
- Retirement Account
- Major Purchases Account
If you’re interested in finding a local credit union to open a savings account, learn more at YourMoneyFurther.com.
10. TREAT YOURSELF AND SPLURGE
Here’s a graphic with many of the ideas we discussed to treat yourself. Feel free to share it!