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Welcome to Save the Effort, the best resource for efficiently navigating the maze of life and reaching your financial goals faster, so you can spend more time on the things you love.

How to avoid drop shipping
As consumers, we're always looking to find the perfect product at the best price. But how long are you willing to spend looking for the elusive unicorn? Read more.
I made $10K selling stuff from my parents’ attic
Learn how I made $10,000 selling stuff from my parents attic with the help of online companies such as eBay. Read more.
Climb the Financial Freedom Ladder
The financial freedom ladder is the rungs you must climb to reach the pinnacle of success, Financial Independence. What are the 5 steps? Read more.
When your family ignores all financial advice
Keeping your eye on FI can be tough. What do you with your loved ones who refuse to take any advice (to their own detriment)? Read more.
When your family doesn’t support your FI goals
Fear, denial, jealousy. Sure, some of my family may be outwardly be happy for me, but deep down, I don’t think they are. Read more.
Delay early retirement to support your family?
Should you financially support family members that have squandered and ruined their financial future? Read more.
Is relocating for more money worth it?
I was recently offered an extra $30,000 to relocate to San Francisco. It's a slam dunk right? Not so fast. Read more.
This habit is costing you one million dollars
This daily ritual may be costing you over a million dollars and early retirement. Find out how. Read more.
Buy more & spend more to save money.
Remember the old adage, you need to spend money to make money? This is one of those times. Many times buying in bulk pays off big time. Read more.