We all have to spend money on a regular basis but that doesnâ€™t mean that we have to over spend and waste money.Â There are many ways to spend that will keep your money where it should be, which is in your wallet. If you take a few of the Tips below to heart you will save a lot of money while youâ€™re spending, which sounds like the ultimate irony but actually isnâ€™t.
Starting at home, you can save a lot of money on utilities if you make a few small changes to your daily habits.Â For instance, running your washer and dryer at night can save a lot of money on your electric bill as most energy companies charge less at night.Â Washing in cold water is almost always just as good as with warm or hot.
Replacing your shower head if itâ€™s more than 10 years old will save you money on your water bill, and getting a programmable thermostat will save you money in the summer and winter once you program it to raise and lower the temp when youâ€™re not at home. Also, unplug cell phones and computers when youâ€™re not using them as they suck up juice even if theyâ€™re turned off.
When shopping for groceries there are many things you can do to keep your green in your wallet.Â Couponing, making a shopping list and sticking with it and buying store brand items will save you big bucks. If you have a big family and go through a lot of food joining a buyers club like Samâ€™s or Costco can save you big bucks.
Buying a new car instead of used can save you literally thousands of dollars, as well as changing the oil and getting it tuned up regularly. A regularly maintained car will save you hundreds of dollars every year.
Start with these tips and check back for more in the future, including tips on saving money on style products and dining out.