Start saving in your 20s

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You’ve just graduated from college, you’re sending out resumés to several companies, and finally, you land your first job ever!

You start your first two weeks at work learning the ropes, finding your groove, making friends along the way, and then you reach that time of the month: payday. With your newfound wealth, you feel like a kid in a candy store wanting to buy anything and everything. Do you blow off your paycheck on that pair of sneakers you saw last week? Buy the latest iPhone when your current phone is working just fine? Take your partner out to a really expensive dinner date?

It’s good to treat yourself to nice things, but it’s better to have some cash set aside for future expenses. Here are some things you can do to save more in your 20s: