Find extra cash this holiday season and you might be able to enjoy its benefits whole year. If you need some extra money or just want to cover all the added expenses, let these tips help you out!
Simple Ways To Find Extra Cash This Holiday Season
The holiday season is the time of giving… And giving translates to spending. I should know, since I have a big family, and oh boy, gifts aren’t exactly cheap. You also have to account for the parties you'll be hosting or at least the food that you have to prepare, the decorations, the electric bill… The list just goes on and on. So if you want to add a couple of bucks to your budget, check out this impressive infographic from Road Loans and try these helpful saving tips. They’re pretty much little changes that can amount to a considerable sum when added up!
10 Places To Find Extra Cash For This Holiday Season
1. Cut Your Cable TV Cord For One Month
Cut your cable tv cord for one month—or at least some premium channels. The average household spends $100 per month on cable TV!
2. Eliminate One Restaurant Meal Each Week
Eliminate one restaurant meal each week—or just one meal. It’ll help your waistline, too. A family of four will spend $60 on one meal out…that’s $240 per month!
3. Trade Your Dog For A Cat
Trade your dog for a cat! Dog food per month: $67 VS. Cat food per month: $16
4. Get Serious About Grocery Couponing
Get serious about grocery couponing. You can save $17 per $100 each week… That’s $77 per month!
5. Use Gasbuddy.com
Use Gasbuddy.com to find the cheapest gas in your area. Put the rest in a holiday gift $ jar.
6. Save All Your Casino/Lottery Winnings
Save all you casino/lottery winnings for the next few weeks! Expected loss after 16 hours of playing roulette: $168.
7. Dig Deep Into Your Chairs And Sofas And Under Your Car Seats
Dig deep into your chairs and sofas and under your car seats—you’ll be surprised how much you find. Or, sell your couch on craigslist and make a quick $200.
8. Freeze Your Credit Card In A Glass Of Water
Freeze your credit card in a glass of water—the shopping impulse may pass by the time it thaws.
9. Make Your Own Coffee
Make your own coffee rather than stopping at your favorite coffee shop each morning. The average person pays $91 per month for coffee.
10. Refinance Your Car And Lower Your Payment
Refinance your car and lower your payment up to $100 per month, skip payments for up to 60 days or get up to $5000 with the cash back refinance option at roadloans.com.
Moms 62% Versus Dads 56%
62% more Moms will actually use this information and save big $. Share this with your Mom! Spread more saving!
Regardless of the reason why you need the cash, I'm sure these simple tips are pretty doable and will go a long way. Good luck finding extra cash this holiday season!
Do you think you’ll give these saving tips a try? Let us know in the comments section below.
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on December 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.