There have been several points in my life where the idea of saving money seemed like an impossible luxury.
It’s true that having savings stashed away can cushion you against life’s curveballs. But knowing that doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to put cash aside. This is particularly true when you feel as if you’re playing Whac-a-Mole with a never-ending stream of bills.
The most important thing you can do is face the problem. Look for ways to save even a small amount so that it can add up over time. Here are five steps to take.
This post originally appeared at The Motley Fool.