How can you Live Like a Superstar While Keeping Your Budget in Check?September 23, 2015
So you want to live like a superstar but you’re on a budget. How do you live it up while keeping your finances in check? It’s common to want to live like the rich and famous but there is a reason why they are living that type of lifestyle while most are not; they typically have unlimited funds.
Celebrities are not only overpaid, but they are given freebies constantly, from free drinks at bars to designer clothing which saves them a fortune and makes paying regular bills a piece of cake. You can attempt this lifestyle by making some changes in your life to free up the budget a bit. From quitting smoking to smart clothes shopping, here are some ideas to help you live like a superstar while on a budget.
Shopping for designer clothes
To live like the rich and famous, you’ll need to rock designer fashion. You can do this on a budget by shopping smart. Check out websites like RueLaLa or eBay where design clothing is sold at a much lower price point. You’ll find designer clothing at up to 70 percent off. You may even find some great finds at the right thrift stores. Check out thrift stores near rich neighborhoods.
Track your small expenses
Sometimes you may not realize where you’re wasting money throughout the week. Cut that morning Starbucks and make it at home to save hundreds of dollars a month. If you’re wasting money on gas during your commute, consider taking public transportation so that you have more to spend in the areas that count like your social life.
If you can’t cut anywhere, pick up extra hours to make up for these expenses. Consider becoming a secret shopper as your extra income so that you can try the hottest restaurants or boutiques and get paid to do so.
If you have habits like smoking that are eating at your budget, consider giving it up. Think of how much money you are wasting on smoking and where you could get better use that money in your budget.
Use these tips to start living like a superstar with a tight budget.