Saving money is a challenge for most people. In our experience, those with the most success set an intention around their spending. Then they create a plan that automates the savings so you don't have to think about it. Why save? Increased savings provides greater flexibility in your life, reduces stress by providing security for you and your loved ones, and increases your ability to give. Where to start? First, identify your money personality. Understanding your relationship with money can better focus your approach to adjusting your financial behavior. Recognize that changing habits around money takes dedication and time. Be patient with yourself and recognize that things won't change overnight. Savings strategies are never one-size-fits-all. Implement one or two from the list below and see how your life changes. That may provide you with the inspiration to try even more.