There is no better way to save extra cash than earning some extra money. But is it really that simple to earn extra cash?
You see it on reality television shows, a number of individuals struggling with money who end up flipping things around in only a few months by doing anything from cutting expenses to cashing in life insurance policies to pay off debt.
But those things tend to get looked at more as glitz and glamor of show business rather than actual good, hard evidence that you can save money appropriately or if a “real” individual can do that without the camera rolling them around all the time.
Saving money is such a broad term, that asking if you can earn extra money seems more about perception. The perceived idea of saving money is you have to do it in one swoop, rather than work toward saving bits and pieces of small amounts over a series of span of time.
Did you know if you start shopping away from brand names at the grocery store for instance you can save nearly $500 per year? As we all know, the brand really isn’t always of concern when you consider you’re getting the same product, minus the advertising which typically jacks up the price in the first place.
And saving money doesn’t always have to be about going without, either. You can ditch your time at the spa or salon and still get the same service, minus the price. Some frequent a beauty school for free styling and haircuts, which aren’t nearly as dangerous given the experience factor as you’d believe.
Furthermore, these typically are no charge or just a few dollars compared to the hundred you spend. Sure, it might take some work to find the right person, but that doesn’t mean you can’t strike gold with a would be stylist.
At home face masks are products that cost a fraction of getting a facial in a higher end spa.
In addition to your spa needs, you also can’t discount the fact that you can buy and save money in the same vein. Think about something as simple as buying gift cards and earning cheaper gasoline or using various online sites for coupon codes or even the ones that work as middle men to buy through them, and they’ll pay you for shopping (no tricks, honestly).
Earning money and being able to save seems to elude the masses, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a few spots where money is sitting waiting to be claimed.
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