I’m about to graduate college and the number one money saving tip I have learned is GO TO THE GROCERY STORE. Seriously, I spend a quarter of what my friends do on food because they eat out every day. Plus I buy canned drinks to take with me to class instead of raiding a drink machine. I also eat better because while my friends are eating greasy pizza, I’m eating rice and beans with corn and drinking seltzer water. Not only only am I healthy but IYAMCHEAP
My mom cuts my hair for me because IYAMCHEAP.
When i am in the checkout line of the grocery store i ask for extra plastic bags for my small garbage containers because IYAMCHEAP
I hate staying in overpriced cramped hotels. Way better deals can be found at vacation rentals. Pile in a bunch of friends in a SUV, all chip in 4 gas and drive to the nearest beach. Split the cost of the rental 4, 6, 8 ways and cook the majority of our meals at the house or condo and $AVE! Awesome deals can be had last minute too.
i needed a new face wash and wanted to try one from a highend beauty store. instead of just getting the facewash, i got a kit they sold that had the face wash, moisturizer, and toner for about 40$ less than what they would cost individually. plus, since i had someone help me pick out some eye makeup, they gave me samples of some products. so I got what i came in for, plus loads of free extras, for a lot cheaper than it would have been if i bought them all seperate! iyamcheap!
Whenever I go to the movies, I always get a large popcorn. When I leave, I’ll get a refill to take home. Not only I am stretching the dollar (or in this case almost $7.00) but I have popcorn to last a few days after. IYAMCHEAP
Instead of hiring a moving company, a friend agreed to help me by driving several short trips in his car between my new and old places with all the boxes, suitcases, and dismantled furniture. We even fit my 6.5″ bed poles in…by rolling down the front right and left backseat windows, easing the poles diagonally in, only tiny bits of either end sticking out. I held them in place as he drove one last time. IYAMCHEAP!
Rather than spend a ton of cash on a new rug for the living room, I went to a carpet remnant store and got an 10’x12′ piece of brand new carpet for $20. No one can see that it’s not bound at the edges when the edges are hidden under furniture! None of my friends know IYAMCHEAP.