Money-Saving Tips from Real People

Screenshot_2017-04-27-00-00-48Everywhere I go I ask people one question and that question is “What are some of your BEST money-saving tips…something that helps you cut your costs down. Everyone had a different approach to their way of savings. See if some of these would benefit you. This is what some of them had to say:

  • “Go home–being in the street costs you money”  -Louis Johnson-owner (J&B Tires)
  • “Use the Wal-Mart App and only buy your groceries from there” (they price match), she received over $350 back last year from using the Savings Catcher App. “Never buy anything unless it’s on sale” – Resha Boyd
  • “Talk to other financially successful people to see what they do successfully and duplicate it” – Tommy Porter
  • “Buy in bulk and wholesale whenever possible. Get the big bulk discounts”- Randall Spears
  • “Get a good mechanic…it will save you a lot of money”(dealership hourly rates are very expensive) – Tommy Porter
  • “Shop around and keep it local”. – Tommy Cotney
  • “Don’t pay for repairs– try them yourself. Get on YouTube and learn to do it yourself and save yourself thousands” – Richard McGee
  • “Buy your houseplants only when they are on sale” (most expensive plants just need a little sun, water and tlc)  – Richard McGee
  • “People in uniforms get discounts or free drinks and other items. Senior citizens get the same benefits” – John Rogers
  • Uses apps and rewards when traveling using the Choice and Wyndham Rewards program and books online before getting to her destination. Recently stayed oceanfront in Miami for only $87 a night! – Geraldine Duke
  • Don’t give up easily on finding discounts–  Recently he had book a hotel at the Westin in Ohio for trade show this summer. The room was going for over $300 a night and thanks to the persistence of the agent that was working with him (she asked him if any family member worked for the government…he said “his wife was a teacher”) as a result, he was able to get the room for only $115 a night! – Bo Tidwell
  • Check the Groupon App regularly when going out to eat, on vacation, doing anything. She recently found a coupon for a local beauty salon that offered a $23 visit that would normally cost $45 -Kelli McGee
  • “Always Buy Quality, Shop around and compare unit prices –don’t get the first thing you see” – J.C. & Mildred Whitlow

Thanks to all the ones above that gave their input. I’m sure each of you has ways to stretch your dollars. What’s One of your best money-saving tips? Leave us some comments below.

Also see: 35 Best Ways to Save Money on your Cable Bill…without Cutting the Cord

Think of all the money that you can save with these tips…If they helped you in ANY WAY, please take a minute to LIKE US on FACEBOOK, sign up below to FOLLOW this blog for all future money-saving posts and…SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS SO THAT THEY CAN SAVE MONEY TOO 🙂

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