The Top Expenses You Don't Need
List of expenses you dont need and are pretty easy things to cut out if you are on a budget. Skip paying for these unnecessary, everyday costs if you are trying to save money because you are saving up for something, are unemployed or underemployed, in between jobs or have recently been laid off. The little things add up - a meal out here, a movie night there and all of a sudden you are scrambling to pay rent at the end of the month.
If budgeting were easy, then everyone would be better at it. But, generally, people suck at saving their money. How to stretch a paycheck when money is tight? You have to cut out the little things that add up. Since people value life's luxuries differently, there is not one answer for the best way to save money on a budget. Movie-lovers may shudder at the thought of giving up the experience of seeing a new film in theaters but have no problem reducing the meals they eat out or taking the bus to work occasionally. Some people wouldn't dream about giving up their morning Starbucks, but would gladly cancel their cable TV to save some cash.This list is voteable and reflects the values and opinions of the entire community who has ranked it. Vote on the items that you think you could most easily give up and add additional items that you have either had to cut back on or would never dream about giving up.
- Vow to only visit your own bank's ATMs.
Lottery TicketsGive it up.
- You promised yourself you'd quit years ago anyway.
ManicuresTrim your own cuticles for awhile.
Going Out for CoffeeThat mocha-frappe-latte has got to go!
Sports EventsWhy should your lack of money add to the undeserved people's opulence for things we can all do without?