Life comes with a lot of little surprises. Your best friends may throw you a party on your 25th birthday, full of confetti and cocktails. Your significant other may get down on one knee and propose during a cozy dinner at home. You may win a trip to Europe after calling into a radio contest, or find an extra few French fries at the bottom of your take-out bag. It's all beautiful and exciting, because these scenarios are unexpected. There are some money saving tips in your 20s that you never thought you'd follow, and things you'd never thought you'd do, too. Spoiler alert: You followed them and did them all. *Cue the gasps.*
You see, you always knew you needed to focus on your finances. And now, you're feeling grateful that you did. You're grateful that you worked towards a career, developed a savings account, or decided to stay in on a Saturday night to avoid overspending. It paid off in the long run, or should I say, the present. You're feeling the rewards of your decisions right now.
Sure, you may have been a little disappointed or frustrated along the way. Your FOMO kicked in the second you saw your best friends dancing until dawn all over social media. But, you learned a beautiful lesson along the way — one you'll like learn more than once: Working on your finances and following these five money saving tips is well-worth it.