Life is all about learning new skills and putting them to use. There were times in the pre historic era when man learned to hunt; even today, people learn how to drive. These are all skills that make you valuable for the people around you and make your life easier for you.
There are certain skills that you can’t learn that’ll help you save up on money. Money is a vital aspect of our life and saving up on it is one strategy that should be followed religiously. Here is a list of the skills that you can learn which will help you save on a considerable amount of cash.
Being able to Sew
All of us are likely to remember their grandmothers and their elderly aunts holding a needle and a thread in their hand, weaving and sewing something or the other in their past times. As pre-historic as this suggestion to learn to sew may sound, it is an important way for you to save up on money. While you should be as affluent in sewing as the professionals knowing sewing comes in handy in patching up your buttons and favorite clothes.
For someone who is made of water, people tend to be afraid of working in matters related to water. Not many people are well versed in the art of plumbing, which means the demand and prices of plumbers are particularly high. The only way to save on astronomical plumber charges is to try your hand and learn the skill of plumbing. This will help you save on the unnecessary expenses of the plumber for minor works.
Being able to Paint
When we talk about the skill of painting rest assured nobody expects you to become a Picasso. Painting here is referred to as the task of painting large areas. When you get your house painted, you’ll know the expense that it incurs. Ever wondered how easy the task is. Painting can sometimes look more like a chore and activity rather than a skill and yet it is one thing that saves you nice amounts of money.
Car is the modern world’s horse only that the horse never had so many repairs. Owning and driving a car means a large amount of repairs and lots of money spending on mechanics. Since your car requires regular maintenance, constantly calling the mechanic can add up significantly in terms of costs. The best way to save money and make sure your car stays in fine shape is to learn a few car repair tricks that you do all by yourself.
A large number of people tend to turn to gardening because it is soothing and relaxing for the mind and the soul. Yet gardening has other benefits beside the usual relaxation as well. Depending on what you are growing, gardening of fruits and vegetables can cut down your cost of grocery shopping.
A Selection of DIY Quotes
“If you want anything done well, do it yourself. This is why most people laugh at their own jokes.”
~ Bob Edwards (American radio host)
“When you want a thing done, ‘Don’t do it yourself’ is a good motto for Scoutmasters.” ~ Sir Robert Baden-Powell (British Army Officer, founder of the Boy Scouts, 1857-1941)
“If you want something done, do it yourself; other wise it’ll never get done.” ~ Alicia Figgs
“One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.” ~ Denis Waitley (American motivational Speaker and Author of self-help books. b.1933)
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