4 Ways to Grow Your Savings Quicker

The ability to save money is a skill that many people would like to possess, but it often doesn’t seem to be particularly straightforward. Starting to save now can help you out to achieve all sorts of goals in the future, and you can start small and watch your investment grow over time. In this blog post, we are going to discuss in more detail five ways that you can achieve your savings goals. Ultimately, it is all about the changes that you make in your life now which will stand you in good stead in the long run.

Track Your Expenses
The first thing that you need to do is to keep a closet eye on your expenses. There are two main types of these: one-time and subscription. One-time expenses may seem small on their own – the daily coffee that you buy on your way to work for example – but they can easily add up over time. Subscription costs are the ones that you know you will be paying every month. While some of these are unavoidable like your monthly electricity bills, others can be trimmed like your Netflix subscription. It is a good idea to write everything down to get a better idea of what you are spending every month.

Automate Your Finances
Once you have tracked your budget and you have a better idea of your finances, now is the time to automate your finances. Undertake a personal capital review so you know exactly how much you can save. Set up a direct debit into your savings account or other investments so you don’t have to think about doing it manually yourself. Whenever you have a change in your household income, try to make a point of analyzing how much you are saving and whether you could be putting away more.

Get Out of Debt
Debt is something that will eat away at your savings, so you are much better off clearing this before you attempt to save money each month. Otherwise, you will end up paying interest to credit card companies instead of earning interest on your savings. Try to attack one debt at a time as this is a more manageable approach rather than all at once. You may well be amazed by just how much you can save once you get out of debt.

Find an Accountability Partner
An accountability partner is someone who you trust to keep you on track in your quest to achieve your saving goals. While this person could be a financial professional, they could just as easily be a spouse, relative, friend, mentor, or next-door neighbour. The effect of having someone who helps to support you in your savings efforts serves, in turn, to make you more motivated to achieve your aims.

There you have just a few of the ways that you can grow your savings over time. Implement these four steps into your life and you should start to notice a significant savings boost.   


  1. Thanks for the tip super helpful lalo na sa mga kagaya kong nagwowork and pamilyado. Need to save money for the future and for my family of course. God bkess you!

  2. Good pointers. It is awfully difficult when you have student loans piled up too. THanks!