You might not have thought about these ways of saving substantial amounts of money. Here’s Forbes’ 5 suggestions:
Don’t be penny-wise, pound-foolish. As in, don’t just scrimp and save and avoid those daily cups of Starbucks — and splurge a large chunk of your income on a larger, more-expensive apartment than you really need.
Donate your plasma for money.
Become a referee of your favorite sport.
Use sites and apps that help you save or earn back money.
Save money on necessary items (Forbes listed contacts, but you can save money on all different necessary items).
“According to a new survey from the AICPA, Americans are feeling better about their finances than they were three years ago. Only 35% of adults have delayed a major life decision as a result of financial burdens, compared to 51% in 2015.”
“The average tax refund was $2,895 last year, according to the IRS. Whether you’re looking to use it for travel, invest it or use it to build an emergency fund, there are certain steps you can take to stretch your tax refund dollars.”