What Step Have You Taken To Save Money?

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During the extended problems with the economy, what steps have you taken to save money? Are you more likely to turn lights off now? Do you use coupons? What else?

What has helped the most?
  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    watch movies and tv series online
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  • Profile picture of the author deelow
    stopping eating fast food most nights...- saved me about £300+ a month haha!
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  • Profile picture of the author paintingsgalore22
    I enrolled my saving to a time deposit. .
    Buy oil paintings-it will give character to your every room!
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  • Profile picture of the author mongsky
    stopped smoking,
    bike instead of using the car,
    eat lunch and dinner at my parents place,
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ten
    Drive less, prepare lunches myself... buy bulk...
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  • Profile picture of the author raleigh
    Been using coupons ever since. :-)
    Have limited vacations and out of town trips for the family. Would be a good bonding time to look for something fun in the house like playing games and stuff or spending a good sunday at the park with home cooked foods prepared by my wife rather than going to the malls and spending hefty $$$$ for food and shopping.

    Speaking of shopping, only the basics and that is that. :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author vijay5
    Take Homefood only.
    It's good for health and saves you a lot.
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  • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
    My money is fine and doesn't need to be saved. If I don't take care of it, somebody else will.

    Project HERE.

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    • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
      I put all spare change in my collectable Biker Betty Boop bank.

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  • Profile picture of the author aivzdog
    My solution? Just dont go out and spend it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Greg71
    That's it. Stay home.
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  • Profile picture of the author DonnyBoy
    Stayed home. I just need a computer and internet connection to be entertained anyway.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
    I spend all of my money to save it from the prison known as my bank account.
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  • Profile picture of the author thristydevil
    Spend money very carefully because my salary is also very limited
    so I have to see all the things to save money by ignoring my small wishes too for betterment of my future.
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  • Profile picture of the author crazyJon
    Best solution is to earn more

    Anyway I think it is hard to save some more money if you dont want to change your life or habits. Do not buy expensive things if you dont need them and youll be fine.
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  • Profile picture of the author bravo75
    Staying of the beer for a couple of months does the trick for me.
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    • Profile picture of the author DJL
      I finally laid off our upstairs maid.
      We live in a one-story house, so she didn't have anything to do, and wouldn't put out.

      None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
      --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Elective Affinities (1809)

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