Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Money Secrets of the Amish
Who couldn't use more pocket money? No one I know would turn down free money. By saving money rather than spending it, you are, in essence, giving yourself free money. If you actually physically took the money you saved by using the tips in this book, you would fill your piggybank quite quickly. The overall theme is“use it up, wear it out, make do or do without.”
Most families have to live by these principles to survive in this economy. We may not even realize we are doing it sometimes. Do you flip over the ketchup bottle to get the last squirt or toss it before you have to shake it to get more? You are using it up. Do you wear a pair of shoes until it gets a hole in the bottom or just until they get scuffed? You are wearing it out. Have you ever 'made do' with something rather than buying a new one? What about just doing without? It can be done, despite what TV commercials will tell you.
Lorilee Craker's book "Money Secrets of the Amish" will deliver many ideas that you may not have thought of for saving money, whatever the size of your family! Booksneeze sent me a free copy of this book to review. I am not required to post a positive review, but this one earned it. I do recommend this book for anyone looking to save money, a lot or a little at a time. It all adds up to extra cash you to use as the Lord directs!