One of the most forgotten ways to make a few extra bucks for your
household budget is the recycling of aluminum cans and bottles. While the prices
change on aluminum every day you can still make a few bucks on a few garbage
bags of aluminum cans. The glass soda and milk bottles are usually stamped with
the amount to be paid when you take them into the recycling center.
While each of these quick tips are not going to make you rich, you
are going to be able to enjoy something new in the habits that you pick up. For
example, you can take your family out to dinner, lunch or buy something new that
you have been wanting after saving up from using these tips!
Saving all of your change that you bring home from work or
shopping in a jar, you are going to notice that all of your money is going to
add up fast. It really doesn’t take more than a few weeks to save up twenty or
twenty five dollars. When you have saved up this much you can buy a bond. In
just seven years you are going to double your money. Doing this a few times a
year you are going to be able to make a large purchase in seven years! If you
continue to do this over the period of a few years you are going to even be able
to go on vacation just for saving your change!
Almost every town has their own little free newspapers, placing an
ad selling items that you no longer use, wear or want is going to put a few
bucks in your pocket. Even that old snow suit sitting in the closet, the skis in
the basement, the sixteen dozen canning jars – someone is going to want to put
them to use. Cleaning out your home and making a few bucks is great. Be sure to
look for papers that are free to place local classifieds to make sure that you
are keeping all your profits.
Clipping coupons is going to save you money – but the real trick
here is to only clip the coupons for items that you already use. If you can find
a store that offers double coupons you are going to be able to save even that
much more! While you are on a grocery budget and using coupons it will be
important to take that money that you saved for using coupons and put it in a
box or jar. When you have saved enough for your purchase or what you want to get
you are going to feel great because this is like free money!
Refunding is another hobby that many people are using to
supplement their income and to start saving for particular items. Every month
there are hundreds of refunds that are offered to consumers for just filling out
a form and sending in the box tops or upc’s.Â You can do this by searching
through the Internet, printing off a few forms every month and sending this
information in from items that you buy every month!
When you have to stick to a strict budget, there are many more
ways to find that extra cash in your home and in your spare time just use your