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Quit smoking to save on cigarette cost and future healthcare cost. Quit drinking if possible

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Instead of washing clothes according to color, separately wash the clothes that lose color and wash the rest together.

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Wash your car or other things on your lawn so do not need to water them again.

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Instead of gas or oil mowers use a push mower.

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Use steel or stainless steel as it lasts longer than plastic articles.

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Do not ask for home delivery if it is not free. Drink water instead of soft drinks.

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Do not renew subscription for magazines you hardly read. Buy generic store products instead of name brand.

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Close the water faucet while brushing. Close the shower when applying soap or shampoo.

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Use fans which rotate when winds blow as you need no electricity for them. Use fans instead of air conditioners when it is not too hot.

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Create your monthly or annual budget and stick to it. Cut on the number of trips to the mall.

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Use solar water heater to save grid electricity cost. Grow plants and vegetables in your garden.

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Buy in bulk whenever you can. Do not overeat and be healthy. Buy a bigger freezer to store bulk items for extended period.

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Use old clothes to make rags. Instead of expensive cleaners use vinegar. Do not get attracted towards sales.

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Pay all bills on time to prevent penalty fees and finance charges. Always check your bank balance before writing a check, to avoid overdraft fee.

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Reduce expenses and increase your income. Eliminating unnecessary and wasteful spending can free up a lot of extra cash.

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Use curtains to keep your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Carry your own food when travelling, at least for initial days.

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Choose a bank with no-fee or lesser-fee to bank with. Instead of ordering a pizza, buy frozen pizza which costs less.

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Use less detergent powder unless clothes are very dirty to make them last longer.

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Do not hire people for housework, instead do it yourself as it also helps as a good exercise.

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Practice comparison shopping to drive lower cost whenever possible. Cut your cable subscription and watch T.V online.