April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education has engaged 28 entrepreneurs, economists, and editors to publish their #1 tip for saving money. The social media campaign — dubbed #MySavingsTip — is designed to inspire students to start thinking and talking about money, instead of making the conversation taboo.
Below, find part 1 of the tips from a variety of contributors.
Melissa Giannini, editor-in-chief, Nylon Magazine: When you've got your eye on a splurge item, jot it down as a goal, and increase the amount you set aside for savings. Check back in a few months. Still want it? Great. If not, even better! Buyer's remorse averted + healthy savings account = :)
Randi Zuckerberg, entrepreneur, author and radio host: Invest in you! Use your money to help expand your mind. Buy educational tools, gadgets, or money saving apps! Take coding lessons! Or support an organization that has helped you learn and grow!
Rosie Pope, entrepreneur, maternity designer: Try to save each $1 bill — start at $1, then $5, then $10, $20, $50 all the way up to $100! Go to the bank at each benchmark and exchange it for the correct note. Celebrate your $100 bill!
Natalie Zfat, social media entrepreneur, writer: Money doesn't grow on trees. Don't
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