By Raechel Conover, Cheapism.com
Cutting back to save money doesn't have to be a big, budget-rocking resolution. It can be done on a small scale that adds up big time: Saving just $10 a day will net you $3,650 a year. Even $5 a day saves more than $1,800 per year. Here are 10 ways to save money a little bit at a time.
1. Pick up a lunch special for dinner. Many restaurants serve the same dishes for dinner and lunch; it's just that the lunch portion is smaller and, therefore, cheaper. The next time you don't feel like cooking, order carryout during the lunch hour instead of waiting until dinnertime. Then stash the food in the office refrigerator and heat it up when you get home.
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2. Adjust the thermostat. Cheapism has plenty of energy-saving tips for beating the summer heat without blasting the AC. According to the Association of Energy Service Professionals, simply using the manufacturer's recommended settings can save up to 30 percentRead More »from 10 Ways to Save $10 a Day (or $3,650 a Year!)