Top 10 Best Ways to Save Money


The Top Ten

1 use condoms

Make sure it doesn't have holes in it

Clever item. This makes sense since you don't want to end up having a kid. It would cost much for a kid, especially when you're poor.

Whoever wrote this is a genius!

Kids cost about 500 bucks a month. Can Geico save you that?

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2 stop smoking

Cut out smoking, resist all urges of cigarette cravings. Smoking is the unwise way to spend money on and also very harmful. My dad's uncle used to smoked two packs of cigarettes a day imagine that? Later on he died of lung cancer, that was estimated 10 years ago. Of course people know this stuff already but please find a therapist if you are addicted to smoking and unable to resist. Once you start you cannot stop. - aqua84

Why would you spend your money on something that can kill you? Smoking is bad for you and it wastes money. - NiceFellow

Wastes money, wastes TIME, may kill you! Why would anyone want to smoke! It frustrates me so much - sryanbruen

Cigarettes are very expensive. Not only that, but they're very bad for you! Why use them? - letdot52

Yup, smoking is very addictive, and cigarettes are expensive, money down the drain. - funnyuser

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3 reduce your bills

Yes, I could have voted for "use condoms" but I'm not because that post is just stupid and a joke to begin with. Raising kids costs money, it's practically an investment in and of itself. The reason why I voted for "reduce your bills" is because that is the best way to save your money. Kids are something you can avoid if you want to and right now in America there is more of a problem with people that don't know how to spend money then people with unwanted children. Yes that may not be true for some people, yes kid are experience, and yes there is a reason to use condoms, but some people can just shut their freaking mouths and take their money more seriously. - masongilbert74

Paying Bills Is What Gives Me A Shiver At Times!

Everything Should Be Prepaid - For I Will Know How Deep I Can Go Rather Than Fallin And Figuring Ways To Get Outa There..

Ask your service providers if they have bundled services or unlisted discounts that you can use to save money. - Finch

Pay it down, make whatever it is your paying on last longer. Stop keeping up with the Jones's THEY ARE BROKE!

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4 work for yourself

You have to be hardworking

Working for yourself will help you a lot, but you have to think about what kind of people you are, what attitude you have how motivated you are, how you are around others, not everyone who opens their own business are successful, the ones who are it's mostly based on their attitude and work style.

just know that through hardwork u will able to improve on income earned at the end of the day

I voted for this item because this what I have been doing for 3 months and it is working - mbwhitehead

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5 do research

I saved a ground breaking $30 due to doing research. It may take a while, but in the end, it works. Amazon is the best!

6 reuse items

My mom is Asian and she constantly does this. She reuses plastic water bottles and lunch bags, wash plastic jars and tin cans ad use them for storage containers, use cardboard boxes as storage, and collects plastic grocery bags.

This and clearence would make you have so much more money.

I use and wash disposable plates and cups I buy at supermarkets, at least two times before throwing them to the trash can. It helps to save money!

Don't throw it away just because you used it once. Many food containers only need a little washing out first. - Finch

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7 don't impulse shop

It is wise to only go shopping when you have money in your pocket and after all bills are paid. Don't buy on impulse. It may sound like fun at the time but if you are like me and only get paid once a month, you will regret it very soon. - hardrockfanatic

Yes I agree. This is actually something thought about unlike what is number one on the list right now. Do not eat out every day because cooking is fun, healthier and cheaper. Also if you don't need something don't buy it that simple. - SoccerFan


I use my cellphone at stores. When I see a movie, book, etc I'm tempted to get, then I take a picture, go home, and rent it on netflix or reserve a copy at the library.

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8 put it in the bank

When you withdrawal it you get double the money you despositted - mathguy37

um... saving is the best way to "save" money. How is this the last option? And that question answers why American's over spend and under save. Do you have 3 months income saved for an emergency? Do you have money saved for a medical emergency? If not stop spending and save.

put in the bank is the best way to save the money cuz you save it and won't use it so the money is safe

Put in bank or bury it in safes under your house in a secret tunnel.

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9 stop drinking alcohol
10 walk or cycle instead of driving

Not only it saves you some money but you'll prevent some car accidents especially when you're just introduced to driving. The only thing you'll have to worry are some drunk drivers injuring you via collision.

You'll get more fit, it's a bit more safer than driving. - illusion

Yeah! I LOVE cycling! - HezarioSeth

On the plus side it is fun, and you get fitter! - micahisthebest

The Contenders

11 shop at Wal-Mart

Spongebob Squarepants: The First 100 Episodes DVD:
Target: $40.00
Wal-mart: $28.95 - mcdonalds_sucks

Or in other words, shop in a store that has products you consider as cheap.

Yeah! Even I buy same 5 product, Target costs over 20 bucks but Walmart costs less than 10 bucks!

There's no Wal-Mart in the Philippines.

12 internet selling

use craigslist to make some money off old items and buy new stuff for cheap - Finch

get something and sell it for more on ebay its great!

13 cut back on the cell phone

Cell phone plans are an easy way to cut back. Most people have internet access at their home or office already, learn to go without it in between. - Finch

Why even use cellphons except for cases of emergency? - Tolza

Everyone is always making fun of Tracfone just because it is cheaper. Why don't you get it and see the difference of Tracfone and your old bill? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Yr for Me I spend £30 a month

14 wear your clothes longer

Clothes server to shelter your body from the weather - and not wearing them at all has negative societal impacts, but there is no reason why the pants you bought last year that are now "out of style" can't be worn. How many shirts does a person need? - Finch

I'm not one to follow clothing trends. I just wear what fits the weather.

Don't follow the trend. As simple as that.

15 keep a jar and collect coins

That already exists. It's called a piggy bank. - mcdonalds_sucks

It keeps you from being bank rob cause there not nobody that's going to go digging for money

I've been doing that for 10 years now.

16 do not donate

Yet unfortunately people still donate on sites like Patreon. Poor brainwashed "patrons" got scammed by talentless content creators who copyright infringed other people's work. If you care about your life, never use sites like these.

This is controversial one. Maybe if your rich you can donate, but think it wisely if you aren't. - micahisthebest

It's nice to donate once. But don't donate all. Your life matters too.

Hey, Every cent counts right? - Censorship

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17 use coupons


18 invest in yourself

Explain how to do this

If you invest in yourself you will be making more money then you had. - 50500505

don't throw money away. Invest in what you do and save the rest. - Finch

When you use more mind... You free your life - DarknessPrice

19 cut down your food costs

so many people go out and buy food they don't need I mean a lobster shouldn't be eatin everyday. a lot of canned goods or even home made is good and save the leftovers

Make restaurant meals at home, stay away from fast food. - Finch

don't spend money on fast foods and buy cheap food - jefet21

just try buying nutritious yet affordable... get it? - yuni

20 cut your cable

Cable T.V. wastes your time due to all the annoying commercials. Why subject yourself to that? Cable is not only a money waster - it's a life waster!

Do you really need 999 channels? Many network channels are free digital signals or, go TV free. - Finch

is true you don't need that many channels go to library for movies or books!

Free T. V is good. I don't have cable to save money. Free T. V is good enough for me. - NiceFellow

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21 do not go on dates

So your telling everybody here to stay single? Great advise. - Alpha101

Maybe once in a while, but not once a week. I normally spend date times at the park.

22 don't feed bad habits

especially gambling and drinking. - barrythemuslim

For example, smoking. In pounds, the average pack of cigarettes is about �4.50, and some people smoke two packs a day, so... �9 a day is �63 a week... �63 pound! If you have a child who likes video games (another thing that you should really cut down on, but just saying) and they moan because they don't have a new game, if you quit smoking you could get them a new game every week if you wanted to!

At �63 a week that makes (in a 4 week month) �252 a month, and with 12 months a year that's �3024 British Pounds... Think, what could you do with that extra three-thousand pounds a year... Help pay off bills so you live more comfortable? Whatever you decide it's a lot of money to be saving.

Just a bit more maths for you... In 10 years you will save �30240 a year, if you have been smoking for around that length of time 1. Your a health risk, but 2. You could of afforded to go to Disney World once every year! If you have kids and want a good life for them, cut out ...more -

23 shop at goodwill

We need to save money not like like a hobo ross -holister is good - speed

24 stay single

Don't purchase an expensive car...! Figure out your needs first and then think how much you have...! Try to cut down your payments

25 don't have children

Having children is more expensive nowadays, this is neccessary for some poor people who can't afford enough clothes, toys, and other products that are targeted for children.

If we all didn't, then the world will die

26 DIY

Who needs to go to a professional studio to frame a photo when you can just go to a craft store or dollar store for a frame, print your own picture, and frame it yourself for 1/3 the price? ”

27 stop buying medicines

That's a terrible idea!

Finch please tell me you use medicine - speed

28 don't buy cheap things
29 Buy a broken item and fix it
30 Homeschool your child
31 order water only

When eating out, opt for water instead of high profit margin beverages. You'll save a few bucks a meal which can amount to many hundreds of dollars over the year depending on how often you eat out. Plus, by cutting out all the empty calories in most drinks, you'll help out your waistline which can end up saving you much more money in the long run on doctor's bills, medications, personal trainers, insurance premiums, and so on.

32 stop eating meat

Either way you still have to buy the same amount of food... You need 2,200 calories a day, and whether your groceries consists of five bags of meat and five bags of vegetables, or just ten bags of vegetables, it all amounts to the same... - Flowersocks2137

33 Live in a hotel

This is actually generally more expensive per night than owning a three story house.

34 Cut your landline phone
35 Avoid grocery shopping when you're hungry
36 Live with your parents
37 Grocery Outlet Grocery Outlet
38 Grow your own vegetables instead of buying them at the store.
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