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It’s that time of year again, when everything seems fresh and new, and anything seems possible. With each new year, we strive to improve ourselves, our health, and our finances. If you’re an apartment dweller who has resolved to save money this year, we’ve got some suggestions to help you make that happen.

Of course, for residents of Larkspur at Creekside, it’s already easy to live a full and luxurious life without ever leaving home. Our residents have the opportunity to socialize, exercise, and more, in our community of apartments and cottages. A lap pool, gourmet kitchen, beautiful landscaping, hiking trails, and easy access to shopping are just the beginning of all we have to offer. Making use of all we offer is a great way to save money. Here, we offer some of our thoughts on reducing your costs while living in an apartment community.

  • Get a workout without ever leaving the property. Take a swim or make use of our fitness center, hike a trail with friends, or simply take advantage of video workouts online from the privacy of your own apartment. There’s no need for a gym membership when there are so many opportunities to get exercise without spending extra money.
  • Keep track of your finances by keeping a detailed budget sheet. It’s easy to overspend when you’re not paying attention to where your money is going. When you keep a detailed account, you’ll know exactly what you’re spending and how much you have left to spend. You’ll be better able to realize when it’s time to cut back on your expenditures.
  • Pare down to the essentials. It’s easy to hang onto things, but in reality, they can weigh us down. Take a hard look at your belongings, sorting out things you can throw away, give away, or sell. You may be able to make a little money by selling things you don’t need, to spend when there’s something you actually do need. What’s more, when you clear away the clutter, you’ll be able to see exactly what you have.  Having a precise understanding of your possessions saves money in the long run, because you won’t buy things you already have just because you can’t find them. Minimizing clutter allows you to take control of your belongings.

If you’re going to live in an apartment, it’s smart to choose one that provides all the amenities you need so that you don’t have to spend money going outside your community to find them. When you’re ready to find a luxurious active adult community, consider Larkspur at Creekside. A family-owned and managed 55 plus community, we offer resort-style apartments and cottages in New Braunfels, Texas, with an emphasis on active living. We give our residents the chance to transition from the responsibilities and burdens of home ownership to a lifestyle of convenience and luxury, full of new friends, new activities, and new adventures. To learn more about life at Larkspur at Creekside, call 830-625-2277, or contact us through our website.

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