There are two kinds of savings:
Saving – 1
Not enough? Do your own research to find coupon codes, savings and additional ways to negotiate for price. Then – put what you save in actual savings.
Saving – 2
Make sure you are getting the best rates on money market savings accounts and certificates of deposit at http://www.bankrate.com.
Make sure YOUR bank is FDIC-insured.
Check with your employer to see if you are eligible for the 401k. Check to see if they have forms for automatic savings for Roth IRAs and Traditional IRAs. Then….
The keys to the mansion are: Automatic saving, negotiation and “tricking” yourself into saving additional dollars whenever possible.
Check out our main blog at http://www.stickyasset.com/blog and sign up there for the monthly FREE e-saver.
Check out the e-book “How To Survive Any Financial Crisis” at http://www.middleclassmoney.com.
And good luck! You can do it!