When you talk about saving money and spending wisely, there are a lot of different techniques to do that, although, some are easy to implement others are a little difficult but the end results are what matter. We have come up with a list of tips and techniques that you can use to save your money more efficiently.
1- Don’t use a dryer
It might sound ridiculous at first, you might say that your dryer is very efficient and effective but the truth is, if you let go of your dryer for drying your clothes and dry your clothes by hanging them on a line, you can save up to $100 a year. If you don’t have an open area in your house or a backyard then you can also dry your clothes by hanging them inside your apartment.
2- Don’t use a dish washer
You might be surprised by how stupid of an idea it may seem but letting go of your dish washer and washing the dishes by hand with a sink full of water can save you a lot of money. Be sure not to waste a lot of water either.
3- Homemade laundry detergent
If you didn’t know that before, you can make your own laundry detergent at home. It’s easy and feels good as all of its ingredients go through your hands and you can customize it according to your needs. Making a laundry detergent is easy, look it up on Google.
4- Switch to public transportation
If you use your car on a daily basis, it is a given that you are spending a lot of money on fuel and parking places. You will be shocked after knowing the amount of money you can save just by switching on to public transportation. Another good idea for saving money is to ask around in your office if anyone wants to share a ride with you.
5- Handmade Gifts
You can look up a lot of great unique and creative ideas on Pinterest for making an awesome handmade gift. There are a lot of tutorials on making a great gift. Even an expensive item cannot make up for something that you took the time to make or as they say “with love”.
6- Lookout for Freebie offers and discounts
There are literally hundreds of websites out there that offer free stuff. You can sign up on a couple of them and can bring home a lot of household stuff for free including soaps, shampoos, detergents, pet food and the list goes on. Some of these brands even offer real products for the sake of marketing and product testing.