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I have direct deposit, so I set up a certain amount to go directly into savings. That way I don't miss it and I don't think about it. This gives me an emergency fund, so that if something unexpected happens I am prepared.
Collect all your spare change and put it straight into a savings account. It might be just a little, but it will all add up! Also, if you do rebates or even surveys, put this "extra" income into your savings to help boost your account even more!
Use coupons, especially on products you would be buying anyway). There are coupons everywhere (in stores, in the newspaper, online) so you can find them for most products. Also, look for stores that will double coupons for even more savings!
Making weekly menus can help you stick to your eating goals -and- save you money. If you plan your menus around certain ingredients, you can cut down on what you need to buy. Example - I'll make chicken enchiladas and use the shredded chicken in soup or sandwhiches later that week.
Treat your dollar bills like your spare change. At the end of the day take your singles and put them in a piggy bank. You will be surprised at how fast they add up I then deposit mine in the bank at the end of every month.
Instead of paying large monthly sums for cable or satellite television, we use a Netflix account to watch movies and our favorite TV episodes. Online "watch instantly" options are great and provide endless entertainment options.