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80+ genius tips to save money
I recently had my two-year blogiversary (is that a word?) and I decided to do a round-up of the best money saving tips that I’ve published over the last two years. I also included some amazing tips from other awesome bloggers. There are over 80 tips to save money total! If you’re trying to figure out how to start a budget, looking for tips to save money, or wanting to earn some extra money on the side, these tips are for you!
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Prepare for the seasons
Summer is coming. ☀ Are you ready? I know I am! I love all things summer, sunshine, BBQ, but I also know that summer can be expensive. Summer means vacations, kids are out of school, lots of activities, etc. Here are 10 genius ways to save money this summer. Alternatively, Candace shares 10 tips to save money in the winter.
Try doing some surveys
You may have heard that survey sites aren’t worth your time. While that may be true for some, there really are legitimate survey sites out there. Over the years I’ve earned hundreds of dollars and tons of free products by doing surveys in my spare time. No, you won’t get rich quick, but surveys are a great way to earn a little extra, especially if money is tight! Here are 8 survey sites that are worth your time.
Try more reusables ♻
It might seem totally counterproductive to BUY things to save money, but that’s not necessarily true. I can’t tell you the last time that I bought straws, paper towels, bottled water or other disposable items. Investing in reusable items can be a huge money saver, and it’s honestly just the right thing to do. Here are 10 reusable items that save (a bunch of) money. On a similar note, here are 6 things to buy that save money over time.
Let’s talk about holidays
Let’s talk about Christmas for a minute. I know, I know, it’s not even close to Christmas right now. Here is the thing about Christmas, it happens every year, but so many people aren’t prepared for it. Here is a post on 10 ways to save money on Christmas, and you can start doing some of them NOW!
Stop buying things you don’t need
Of course, the best way to save money is to stop purchasing things that you don’t need. Here are 8 things I stopped buying to save money. For the things that you do have to buy, I’ve found Amazon Subscribe and Save to be one of the cheapest ways to get many household items. Here are some Subscribe and Save tips.
Can you eat healthy on a budget?!
Feeding your family healthy food while staying on a food budget is tough. Our health is important, so we budget a little more for food than we have to. 🍊 However, there are some great ways to save money on healthy food. Here’s one way to save money and eat healthily, no cutting coupons required.
Earn extra $$$
Have you tried any unique ways to earn extra money? Here is how to make money from home as a mystery shopper. By the way, you can also get free meals, oil changes, and more! You don’t have to stop there, here are 10 ways to make money from home. and 10 real work-at-home jobs for moms. Kemi also wrote 10 things you can do to boost your families budget.
Travel can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. One of my favorite things to talk about is saving money on travel. Here is how to save money on hotels and lodging. Christine shares more ways to find cheap accommodations as a family. If you like watching YouTube videos, you might enjoy this one on how to save money on flights. By the way, no credit card hacking is included in that video.
If you’re looking to start a budget or kickstart your emergency fund, both of those posts have been extremely popular! Last but certainly not least, here are two tips for the successful budgeting. This post has really taken off on Pinterest lately, and I bet you’ll love it too.
I hope that you enjoyed these 80+ tips to save money. If you like seeing this type of round-up, let me know in the comments or reach out on social media.