One of the top ways to stay out of debt and learn how to budget is to learn how to save money strategically through Family Savings Goals. If you are a busy mom like me, you may have great intentions to save money but it slips your mind by the time you get around to it.
Getting to the bank to put money in savings can be difficult, so let me let you share with you my favorite way to save money on the go. The new SmartyPig Savings App is like a piggy bank in your pocket! It helps you save money right from your phone, making saving money easier than ever!
Today I want to talk to you about those last minute family savings goals that you should be saving for as a busy parent and how to use the SmartyPig App to help!
If you’re an existing SmartyPig customer:
If you’re brand new to SmartyPig:
It really is THAT easy! There are so many ways to save money on the go. One tip is that when your kids ask you for something, open up the SmartyPig App and create a goal for that idea. This will help jog your mind when you sit down to write out all of your personal savings goals.
I talked about how to budget and save money in a previous post, but I want to talk about those last minute savings goals that you may not think about.
There are so many different savings goals that you can create to fit your lifestyle. You should sit down and figure out where you typically go over budget. Forget to save for kids clothing? Do you not plan for vacations but take them anyway? Using the SmartyPig App can help set you up to save in seconds! This will help you stay on task, saving easily, and stop the debt cycle.
Sign up for the free SmartyPig App and put the piggy bank in your pocket today!
If you are interested in a blog post that walks you through how to use Smarty Pig, check that out my Smartypig Review.
SmartyPig Accounts are offered through Sallie Mae, Member FDIC.
Please note, Lauren Cobello was compensated by Sallie Mae for this article but the views and opinions expressed herein are her own.