Want to get more from your money? Learn how to spend wisely with a little help from the stars. Tips on what to buy, how to buy it and when to actually purchase can bring you savings -- and encourage feelings of abundance in your life.
You tend to spend money recklessly, acting first and thinking later. Save receipts and return items you don’t absolutely need once the buying rush has worn off.
You can be an excellent saver, but you do love the finer things in life. Allow yourself one indulgent experience a week, only in a smaller portion -- like one piece of gourmet chocolate instead of a whole box!
Spending big isn’t necessarily your thing, but you’ll save more if you gather lots of info about your purchases beforehand. Talk to friends and read up to find the best bargains.
Cancer is known to be thrifty, but your love of dining out can get expensive. Try doing a food exchange with friends whose cooking you love. Make a number of dishes to freeze and then swap. This way you can try new food without breaking the bank.
Luxury is your middle name, Leo, but even you can learn to spend wisely. Curtail purchases at high-end stores and look for the same brands at discount outlets.
Sell your old clothes at thrift stores and use what you make to buy a new wardrobe. Your eco-loving heart will love the re-duce, re-use and re-cycling possibilities -- and your wallet will love the savings!
You love a shopping spree, but you must learn to love saving as well. Try hosting a clothes-swap party. You’ll get some new wardrobe items for free and clear out your closet at the same time.
Security-conscious Scorpio, it’s rare for you to overspend, but when you do, you spend big. Instead of buying, try leasing or renting big-ticket items to test them out first.
You tend to spend on experiences like travel and adventure rather than on things. Try working part-time at a sports store or travel agency to save big on equipment and trips.
Penny pinching isn’t hard for you, Capricorn, but you could learn to spend more wisely. Instead of going for status-symbol items, look for quality items that will stand the test of time.
You’ll get the most from your money by making shared purchases. Car sharing programs, co-op home buying and other collective options are perfect for you, Aquarius.
Though money may seem too shallow to care about, you do need to eat, Pisces. Put your green thumb to work and maximize your funds by growing your own produce and bartering with friends.