3 Ways To Save $1,000 This Month

Can you come up with a $1,000 right now if an emergency situation popped up?

According to a recent poll conducted by the Associated Press/NORC, two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with $1,000 to cover an emergency.

Here’s the crazy thing… this difficulty spans all income levels, including:

– 75% of those making $50,000 or less.
– 66% of those making between $50,000 and $100,000.
– 38% of those making over $100,000.

People in all three of these income groups would have at least some difficulty coming up with a grand, including those making more than $100,000 a year.

Here are 3 ways to put $1,000 in your savings account this month, to ensure you can come up with the thousand bucks if you need it:

Way to Save $1,000 #1: Have a good old fashioned yard sale.

If you haven’t used something in the past 6 months you can probably put it up for sale. On one good Saturday morning you can make you up to $500.

Way to Save $1,000 #2: Return past purchases.

Do you have a big ticket item that was recently purchased, that you’re really not using? This can be taken back for cash… and easily save you $250 or more.

Way to Save $1,000 #3: Try the Triple-Sit program.

Baby sit, pet sit or house sit. Offer your services for a few days this month. This could net you another $250.

Once you have your $1,000… put it in a saving account.

Then as you think of more ways to save cash for an unexpected emergency, save that cash and add to your savings each month.

Before you know it, you could be sitting pretty on a $10,000 Emergency Fund. Which will do wonders for you if you worry about not having enough money in a pinch.

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