25 Ways To Cut Your Spending And Save Money

Posted by on November 12, 2012

Saving money isn’t easy. We all seem to think that if we just made a little bit more we would finally have enough to start putting some away. Unfortunately this usually isn’t the case. As earnings increase, spending tends to rise as well. Saving takes a deliberate effort and while sometimes this means making sacrifices, in this list of 25 ways to cut your spending and save money we’ll go over some of the the easier ways to do so.


25

Slash Your Grocery Bill

There are several ways you can do this, one of which would be to only go shopping once a week, but if you do find it necessary to visit the grocery store more often then you should…

24

Cut Down On Impulse Buys

Before you go to the store make a list of what you need and no matter what happens don’t deviate! Also, some items should never be on your list, for example…

23

Bottled Water

Rather than drinking bottled water, buy a filter for your faucet at home…or don’t even go that far, in most developed countries tap water is perfectly potable.

22

Eat In Season Produce

Out of season produce can cost anywhere from 20% to 50% more than when it’s in season.



21

Time Your Buys

You can save nearly 50% if you know the right time to buy what you need. The air conditioner? Buy it in January. The Grill? September. It all has to do with store inventories and whether or not the item is currently in demand.