Photo Credit: George Doyle/iStockHere are some easy things you can do to save extra cash.
1. Dial S for Savings!
If you can stomach the voice-activated menu hassle, a few simple calls to your cable, phone, and insurance providers might save you hundreds a year. Call the cable company and trim the channels you don't watch, or at least see if you can negotiate a lower rate. When it comes to car and home insurance, shop around, then call your current insurer and ask if they can match competing rates.
2. Follow These Coupon Clipping Tips
- Use them with pride! There's an average of $350 in savings in the paper each week," says Teri Gault, founder of thegrocerygame.com. "In this economy, coupon use has been on the rise," she adds. "Most anything that anyone buys eventually has a coupon for it."
- Remember, "Coupons can be automatically sent to your phone, loaded onto your supermarket club card, or printed off the Internet," Gault advises. Also, try sites like Coupons.com and couponsurfer.com. Is there a new product