Episode Forty Four

Saving Money 101: Start Early!

March 15th 2016

  • Money & Housing

    by Owan

    Being fortunate enough to be able & healthy I worked long hours to save money to house myself. Loathing borrowing money, with house prices rising more than what I could save, it seemed a waste of effort.…

    More

    Jan 30th

  • Set a good savings example!

    by Snezana

    I'm slightly younger, but had the same start with a bank book. We would contribute weekly at school with our spare change. But this didn't happen when my girls started school so I tried to instill this…

    More

    Jun 24th

  • A dollar doubled

    by Scott

    Hi Judge Judy, After years of going through money like water while I was working and never saving a thing, I find myself now living on a fixed income due to disability. However I'm saving. On January…

    More

    Apr 19th

  • Mother knows best

    by Hannah

    I have to thank my mother for sharing me saving early. I got my first job walking dogs which was £10 a day for a 13 year old this was loads and then I got another job in sales a year later as soon as…

    More

    Apr 1st

  • Savings and Investing in the future

    by Janet

    Susan Orman's advice for young people who think they have no money to invest. Stop spending $25.00, or more, a week on Starbucks coffee. Invest this instead and watch it grow next 20 years. My advice.…

    More

    Mar 23rd

  • Saving Money

    by Claire

    One of the best money-related advice I received was from a wonderful gentleman I worked for in the 1980's. He said that when 401k is offered, always take it and contribute, it is free money your company…

    More

    Mar 21st

  • by Ella

    Many, many, many years ago a neighbor's husband made that statement and it was a very good statement. Personally, I like the free things in life, especially our freedom. My father said save a dollar every…

    More

    Mar 18th

  • Saving money

    by Sergeant Steen

    ONE of the many things that I do to save money is round up my purchases to the closest dollar at the end of the year you would be surprised how much that change adds up

    More

    Mar 17th

  • A good start for kids....

    by Sharon

    When my son was old enough (kindergarten) to understand the concept of money I wanted to teach him the joys of spending his own money on an item he wanted, SAVING and also GIVING TO CHARITY. I came up…

    More

    Mar 16th

  • Easy Savings

    by Debby

    When I was a child we had to earn our own money, so if we wanted to go places we had to work. But I figured a system of for everytime I spent money I put the same amount in bank. My parents taught us…

    More

    Mar 15th

  • I, too was taught to save money and plan for futur

    by Judy

    My daddy taught me very well on how to save money, and not only have a rainy day fund, but to make every penny count. I recently retired, sold my home and took the equity to pay cash for a retirement…

    More

    Mar 15th


What Would You Say?

Got a related story or experience to share?

Tell Judy!

Judge Judy's New book!

Be the Hero of Your Own Story

In this book I want to have an honest conversation about what it really takes to get what you deserve out of life: how to define your worth and stick to it; how to find the courage to take risks–and how to build your backup plan; how to ignore the chattering classes and create your own destiny.

Learn More