We asked you, dear readers to share your best tips on saving money.
This is what Kameswara Rao, 75, from Visakhapatnam shared.
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Kameswara Rao writes,'To save money you must ensure that you don't spend money. Don't buy crackers this year or any other year.
'To save money does not mean that you don't enjoy Diwali. You can enjoy it by seeing how others are enjoying the festival.
'You can save money by multiplying your wealth i.e. investing in profitable instruments like shares and mutual funds.
He adds, 'I'm very happy, I stopped buying crackers for the last 35 years. My children do the same.'
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