Save money, $400 a Month
Times are tough. Unemployment is growing, jobs and money just don't seem to be on every corner. So while making more money may not be an option, cutting some costs can boost your cash flow essentially acting as a "raise".
Cutting costs doesn't mean you have to change your habits, from going out to dinner, the movies, family vacations, whatever you may like to do. When looking at costs to cut, look at those costs that you have to pay no matter what.
An easy way to save $400 or more a month is to look at your house or apartment. Have an extra bedroom? Rent it out, or move in with a roommate. You're going to have to pay for the space regardless, why not fill it out and turn it into a revenue stream. Or move in with someone else and cut your cost down. From both perspectives, tenant / renter, both financially end up in better shape.
Splitting bills and expenses can free up tremendous amounts of cash on a monthly basis. And the great thing is, its not permanent and you may make a friend out of it.
Use the extra cash to pay off debts, pay down your mortgage, pay off your car, save and invest it, or buy some things you've always wanted. Either way, its money earned without having to do anything but be willing to share.
More by this Author
Travelling to Houston Texas and need some ideas? For a day trip or weekend trip, check out what there is to do in this city to really get a feel for life in the Bayou City.
- 2Lebron James is starting to look old. How Lebron James Receding Hairline reveals more than you may think
Lebron James is starting to look old, and not just because of his receding hairline. The self-proclaimed best player in the league is starting to look like he has peaked.
We live in a 24/7 society. Shutting it down in time to get 7 or 8 hours of sleep a night is almost impossible. Alarmingly, more and more people are turning to drugs to help them sleep.