How to save

You’re never too young to start saving.

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I wanted to buy my favourite novel but didn’t have the money. My bestie had a solution — saving. This when you put money aside for your future goals. But it’s not just money that’s left over after you’ve bought stuff. Saving should be a priority you plan for and commit to.

To start, decide how much you are going save, and how often. Is it going to be every week or at end of the month? I found that when it comes to saving, the most important step was getting started, and that even putting aside R2 every day helps.

Once I started saving, I enjoyed it so much, I wanted to save more money, other than my pocket money. I’m very good with kids, so I become a baby sitter. But your side hustle can be anything you’re good at, like braiding hair. If you’re older than 16, think about finding a weekend job, like being a shop assistant.

When saving, it helps to have have a goal. Wanting to buy my favourite novel kept me motivated on days when everything in me said “spend now”. So, it really helps to have a goal, like doing something nice for your family!

Ready to start? You need to keep your money some place safe, like in a money box that you lock and put somewhere secret. You can also ask an adult you trust to keep the money for you.

Remember the two rules of saving: get started, keep going.

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REABETSWE

I always tell myself that I am going to save after a few days I will be eating the money 🥺😢

Aug. 16, 2022, 5:48 p.m.

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Nawty-IMO

Im the same

Zandile_22

I always wanted to save 💔....but l want to start next year,when new year starts 💞

Aug. 13, 2022, 10:34 p.m.

Ntsane

I have saved the money

Aug. 10, 2022, 6:49 p.m.

aishamagade

I want to save money but my parents dnt give me 😥

July 31, 2022, 6:36 p.m.

Shonooh

Wow interesting I've learned a lot

July 30, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

Mphompiti

Saving money is the hardest for me .so I give it to someone so she can hold it for me 🤣🤣🤣

July 29, 2022, 9:30 p.m.

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Lucretia

🤣🤣,I literally do the same thing 🤣🤣

Reatlegile

Me too 🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂

Ntsane

I have saved money

Jeanette

I so agree on that statement but sometimes when you save money for something you really one then something else pop up and life happen

July 26, 2022, 4:24 p.m.

Anele2880

My number0663567637 please add me to the group

July 24, 2022, 3:45 a.m.

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Shonooh

I'm sorry but I am new here,so which group do you talk about so that I can also leave my number

Matlou

0637891727 can you add me to the group

Buhle_mabontle

Mhh🤣 yoh i also had the same thing but intliziyo wami ithi thatha lemali🤣🤣

July 23, 2022, 7:56 p.m.

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Shonooh

🤣🤣🤣yayazi leyo feeling eth thatha lemali🤣🤣

Nandini

Hi guys l am from Zimbabwe l am also new my name is Nandini pliz welcome me

July 18, 2022, 9:37 p.m.

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lebogang

welcome moya number so we can add u too the group of spingster

Sweetie

Hie I'm shalom I'm also a Zimbabwe

Andile

This help me shame I could not even save 😣

July 13, 2022, 8:30 p.m.

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Reatlegile

Me too 🥺

Olivier

Hi gys I'm from Eastern Cape I have a problem with saving,I try to save money but I can't ,can I plz get ur advise 🙏🙏🙏

July 13, 2022, 7:44 p.m.

Olivier

Hi guys I'm new plz welcome me

July 13, 2022, 7:41 p.m.

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lebogang

welcome to ur springster ur number pls so we can add u to moya groung of springster

Tshiamo1

I am new can I get a welcome ☺️

July 12, 2022, 1:46 a.m.

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lebogang

welcome moya number so we can add u too the group of springster

Cailee

Hi guys so i do have a prpblem with money. I don't actually like money but i don't know how to save it.....so i need help. Amy advise for me 🥺

July 11, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

Khalani

Hi springster l am Khalani l am from Zimbabwe l do not know how to keep money when l can money afterwards l will it the money can you help with that Now l am in South Africa

July 9, 2022, 3:15 p.m.

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Sweetie

Hi I am also a Zimbabwe

Keisha

👋Hy guys i can't resist money so I'm not able to save what must i do help me pliz🙄🙏🏼🙏🏼

July 2, 2022, 6:34 p.m.

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Nihan

Ask yr mom/dad to save it for you.

Chesszen

Hy l am 15years old.l do not have any parents anymore . I am trying my best to save but unfortunately where I put my 💰 but when I look for my money it's no were to be found 😔😔😕

June 26, 2022, 6:23 p.m.

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Keisha

Investigate till u get ur money 😉🤔🤑🧐

Thando

Put it somewhere secretive

I am a young girl, age 17 but still my parents do not give me an allowance or launch money so I actually get money on certain dates😏. I love to save. With my situation what can I do?

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

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Chesszen

Save with out any of your parents knowing 🤔🤔

Nihan

Hide the money where no one knows and save it there.🤷

Hi

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hi Sohail.

Reatlegile

Hey ❤️

This is a good idea

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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Thanks for reading mbayimbayi. Try the tips you read in the story and tell us what your progress is in a few weeks.

my name is blessed nila I am 25 old boy I come from Zimbabwe so that I won't to join this spiringster I am very poor so that I need help about money to make something in my life now I am in sauth Africa

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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Preet

Hy nila did you consider doing something small like a small business like babysitting or something you can use ur talent to make money and boys are not allowed here so plz log out

Merely speaking that's really a gr8 thing to be used and u could also learn from it °

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Great Advice

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Great Advice

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Love it 👍👍

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

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Thank you Leava!

Great

lebogang

awesome❤🤗

Thanx's for the advice.8)

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Playing soccer

March 20, 2022, 8:55 p.m.

I want to start a shop as in today but I don't have money for that

March 20, 2022, 8:55 p.m.

What if its even hard to get that 2 rand what do you do

March 20, 2022, 8:55 p.m.

Mmmmm it's good when û are saving I have learned so much about saving money 😋😋

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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Chesszen

Love it but don't know how 🤔🤔

I love to save

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.