11 easy ways to save money
It’s not just small change.
There are few things better than realizing that an easy habit you picked up landed you an extra couple hundred dollars by the end of the month. Maybe it was finally ditching that morning cold brew from the funky coffee place down the street. Maybe it was scouring the below-eye-level shelves for some major deals from the grocery store.
Because you can never have enough tips on being smarter about saving money, we’ve rounded up a few creative ways to help loosen up your wallet.
1. Save those Lincolns
I try and save every $5 bill I receive. I have an envelope full of fives that I hide away so I forget about it. I’m currently at about $900 in fives!
2. Grab coffee from the office
For the first few months of the year, I promised myself I wouldn’t spend more than $1 on coffee. I was spending about $4 a day at local coffee shops, and instead bought street coffee or grabbed a cup of joe from the office. I spent less than $90 — versus the ~$360 I was spending before. KA-CHING!
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