I save every $5 and $1 I bring into the house. I try to pay only in cash because cash is so much harder to spend than using a debit card or credit card. I have a savings account that I put a certain amount of money into every month and treat it like it was credit card/bill. I purchase use whenever possible. For three months I have beeing doing really well.
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Every time you break a $5 bill or bigger, just slip the $1 bills away so you cannot spend them. Even on a tight budget this can be done. At first I felt squeezed on my budget putting those few $1's away, but I chose to follow through with my plan. Before I knew it, I had $100 to spend! 244
I clip every coupon I see. I joined coupon sites and print out what I like. Go to stores that double coupons. When something goes on sale, use your coupons. Sign up for the stores cash back and savings. EXP. if Lean Cuisine has sale 5 for $10. you are saying already. Now go to a store that doubles your (5) .50 cent coupon=$1 )off etch. Bringing you to pay $5 for 5 meals.
I separate my coupons by category. (hygiene,dairy, etc) I have a notebook with see through pockets. When the weekly adds come out on Sunday. I study which stores to go to. I take out my coupons for each store. 243
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