Couponing at all costs is what a lot of people do to save money, including rummaging through the trash of neighbors and dumpsters from local shops. One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, right?
Switching banks comes with many perks including hundreds of dollars, free appliances and other freebies when you join a new bank. So, why not switch banks to take advantage?
Only shopping sales means if it’s not on sale, you aren’t buying it. It’s a pretty extreme take on shopping but if you decide to do this, you can make it easier on yourself with these money-making tools: Dosh: This free app lets you earn cash back on your purchases. It’s simple. Install the app for free on your cell phone, link or debit/credit card and use that card to make purchases at participating retailers. You can scan your area with the app to see what retailers are available and offering discounts. When you make a purchase, cashback is applied to your Dosh account automatically and you can redeem for cash to your bank account, PayPal cash, and other options! Ebates: You will want to get the free Ebates browser extension on your computer. When you land on an Ebates partner site, you’ll get a popup showing you how much cash back is available with your purchase. Once you buy, you’ll have cashback applied to your Ebates account. Then, redeem of rewards like cash, gift cards, and more! Ibotta: You can scout out the sales in your area, scan receipts and do so much more with the free app, Ibotta. It’s for grocery shopping and will help you save a ton on your food costs. You’ll want to check out these 13 Ibotta tips and tricks to get the most out of the app!
A lot of people are starting to do this to save money. The cost of renting an apartment, up to $1,000+ is saved every month and can be applied to savings or your debts. Who does this?
Do you know those gifts you receive for yourself that you don’t like? Don’t throw them away, regift! This will save you a ton on gifts that you’ll be buying throughout the year for birthdays and other events.
Have you ever paid a membership for the month and cancelled halfway through or before the month ended? Why not ask for a refund. Even a prorated refund is a win, getting money back for the portion of the month you didn’t use. A lot of people don’t even think to do this, but ask. You might be surprised how often you’ll get a refund back!
Pets are expensive. They can bring joy and serenity to your life. They can truly feel like part of the family but the truth is, the upkeep for having a pet can be high:
There are free food opportunities all around you. Here are some ways to eat free:
Similar to eating like a college student, you can do really cheap dinners throughout the week to save. You can eat spaghetti and marinara sauce for under $.50/serving, feeding about 5 people. You can also eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or cereal to save money.
Go even more extreme, eating just one meal a day. People who fast do this for the purposes of losing weight. Can you imagine how much you’d save on your grocery bill if you shopped for one meal a day, instead of three meals plus snacks!