When times are tough, we all come up with clever and ingenious ways to same money. My article has lots of tips, but I know my readers have plenty more. Here is your chance to impart your penny pinching wisdom to the rest of us.
Use Re-Usable Grocery Bags
- I've finally trained myself to bring reusable cloth bags to the grocery store. In addition to cutting down on the use of petroleum-based plastic and paper made from trees, most of the stores actually pay you for using reusable bags. You'll get a credit of 5 or 6 cents per bag, which isn't much till you start adding it up. This is really easy to do and has both immediate and long-term benefits.
- —Guest Cheapskate in Reno