Who loves life hacks? We sure do, especially the kind that saves us cash. Here are some more of our favourite money hacks to help you make the most of your budget.
Too many people rush out and buy something the moment that they think that they need it. However, if you wait at least thirty days for larger purchases, it gives you time to decide whether or not you really think you do need it. Most of the time, you will realize that you no longer want something after waiting for a period of time. A good rule of thumb to follow is:
If the answers to these questions are “no”, then think twice!
Most people know where to go when they need something. There may be a better option, that costs less. So, don’t only shop the big stores, look for online auctions, social media marketplaces and at wholesale stores. Even if it takes a little longer to find exactly what you need, it is going to be worth it if you can save a few hundred dollars.
Many people want to redecorate their home, yet it can get expensive. One easy way to really change up a room is to repaint the cabinets and other components. You can even repaint or re-stain furniture to give them a fresh look. Even better, you will do it for much less than buying a new one. All you need is a steady hand.
Not only can upcycling save you money, it’s great for the environment? So, what is it? Essentially it’s taking something old and/or destined for the garbage and making it into something entirely new. You can use just about anything and turn it into something that could be the highlight of your home. You can find hundreds of upcycling projects online, along with step-by-step instructions on how to make them. You’re only limited by your imagination!