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.


20

Carpool

This is a sure fire way to save you big bucks on gas, especially when you live in a congested city. If you don’t no anybody or are new in town there are several websites out there that can assist you in finding a ride.

19

Drive Sensibly

Aggressive driving, rapid acceleration, and balancing your car on two wheels while driving through the desert will not only decrease your gas mileage but lead to more frequent vehicle repairs as well.



18

Observe The Speed Limit

Contrary to popular belief, the speed limit’s sole purpose is not to just prevent people from losing control of their vehicles, it also saves money. Generally speaking, for every 5 miles per hour that you drive above 60 miles per hour you are spending .24 dollars extra on every gallon of gas.

17

Keep Your Tires Inflated

By checking your tires once a week and keeping them properly inflated you can increase your car’s gas mileage by up to 3%.



16

Empty The Trunk

Make sure you’re not carrying around unnecessary weight. In small cars every extra 100 pounds can cut your gas mileage by up to 2%.