Creative Ways to Save Money in this Economy

In today’s economy saving money any way possible has become fashionable, not to mention sometimes very necessary.

If you have outgrown your home office but aren’t yet ready to commit to a long term lease with the added expense of utilities on top of that, you can choose from a range of self storage sizes to suit your need and change that office space as your business grows. If you want a temporary warehouse or have inventory that changes depending on the season, this could be an answer for you as well. Using a storage facility allows you the flexibility you require instead of being tied to a long term financial agreement in between your buying seasons.

On a personal level, perhaps you are a student who wants to travel for a few months during the summer holidays and not have to pay rent for an apartment. Maybe your family has large leisure items like golf clubs, skis, canoes and windsurfing equipment that you would like not taking up the whole garage. Declutter your home! Put some things in safekeeping at a storage facility.

If you are a couple considering job opportunities abroad, having your possessions safely in storage while you check out your options first-hand could release the worry about your cherished belongings. You know that your treasures are secure in a reputable location and only you have the key.

These days it’s a perfect time to offer a room in your home for rent to a tenant. Put your extra goods and furniture into storage and make a bit of money each month to help pay your mortgage. If this proves to be a prolonged situation, or if renting a room out suits you, arrange to receive a discount for the long term.

About Retire Early Lifestyle

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired three decades ago at the age of 38 and began traveling the world. As recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance and world travel, they have been interviewed about retirement issues by The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, The Motley Fool Rule Your Retirement newsletter, nationally syndicated radio talk shows and countless newspapers and TV shows nationally and worldwide. They wrote the popular books The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement (Your Simple Path to FIRE) and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible.
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