66 Ways To Save Money In Dubai UAE
Saving for the future is as important as eating and taking care of your personal health. No one has seen tomorrow but we need to have a positive attitude that tomorrow will be better and bigger. For that to happen, you need to take action today and start somewhere. Money gives power and also helps one to express himself in a better way. Life is to be lived in abundance and money plays a major role. Money is not everything but it secures your future, brings peace of mind and also your options will open up.
UAE is place where one can live lavishly without giving much thought to tomorrow. Such is the charm of Dubai and other Emirates. Having said that, we need to plan our future, save for our kids’ education and also save for our retired life.
To give you a head start, here are 66 Tips To Save Money in UAE:
General Money Saving Tips
#1. Piggy Bank
Coins and currencies of lower denominations collected over a period of time can accumulate into a small fortune. So don’t ignore the power of this simple tip. Get a small piggy bank and start putting your lose change in it. Keep the piggy bank where you would see it every day.
#2. Track Your Spending By Saving Receipts
The receipts that you get from retailers and other stores can be good reminders of the money that you spend. Rack up those receipts for purchases made during the month and go through them at the end of the month. These receipts will help you understand and control your spending on unwanted and unnecessary items.
#3. Buy Groceries For A Week
You can enjoy the economies of scale only when volume is high. So rather than waiting for the last minute and buying from your local grocery, plan in advance and prepare a list. This way you can save few bucks every week, which can make a huge difference when you compare them annually.
#4. Saving Goal On A Daily Basis
Small targets are always achievable. Rather than saying ‘I will save AED 30,000 dirhams this year’, set a small target of saving AED 80 per day. This looks achievable, isn’t it?
If you are an expat, ultimately you might have plans to leave this country and settle down in your own country. So don’t hoard unwanted things. If you ask me, I would say, don’t buy them in the first place!
#6. Have Dreams
Dream big and talk about them often. If you have a vision on mind, you tend to take action today that which is necessary to move towards that dream. If you have a dreams of becoming rich, you will save responsibly today.
#7. Delete Cookies from your Computer
Whenever you make online purchases or visit a website, that particular website will install cookies on your browser.
“Cookies are used to identify users, store shopping cart information, and prepare customized web pages that utilize user information.”
Your online behavior could be mimicked and the advertisements could be customized according to your tastes and preferences. Enticing advertisements of products that you like might urge you to make purchases even if you can’t afford it. And credit cards provide that much need cushion that make every purchase urge a possibility.
So clear and delete your browser cache from time to time.