Spring-Clean Your Finances: 10 Tips to Boost Savings -- Find areas in your budget that you may be able to live without.
Here are 10 quick and easy ideas for generating an extra $250 a month that can be used to pay down debt or redirect to your retirement savings:
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Minimum Monthly Savings
Cut out the boutique morning coffee — make at home.
Drop cable TV – you can find most shows online for free.
$20 (basic cable)
Stop eating out one night a month.
$80 (family of four)
Borrow two movies from your local library instead of paying monthly streaming fees.
Make a list before going to the grocery store.
Invite friends to play board games over a simple meal.
Properly inflate your car’s tires, and clean the air filter.
$10 (depending on driving distances)
Give a gift of services instead of an item. For aging relatives, offer to clean out their garage this spring.
Instead of going to the mall, check out your town’s recreational areas and entertainment offerings.
Buy staples in bulk, such as canned tuna, paper products and laundry soap.
TOTAL MONTHLY SAVINGS
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