24 Stingy Hacks For The Cheapskates In All Of Us

24 Stingy Hacks For The Cheapskates In All Of Us

Ok, so we all know there are times in our lives where we have to be money conscious and really watch what we spend our money on. Whether we are trying to save money or trying to stretch how far it goes, take a look at these interesting ways to do so! So here is 24 stingy hacks for the cheapskates in all of us!

1. If you don’t throw away your Starbucks cup, refills are only 50 cents

2. Reloading and reusing your Starbucks gift card can qualify you for free refills

3. If you have cool neighbors, share Wi-Fi and split one bill

4. Reasonably threatening to leave your cable company can compel them to give you an “exclusive” discounted rate

5. If your original discounted cable/internet rates will expire, cancel your account and have your roommate re-sign up

6. You can buy retailer gift cards online for cheaper than their loaded value

7. Use Google Voice to call people on your computer

8. Be a “hair model” for stylists-in-training at trendy salons. Your cheap cut will look über-expensive

9. Consult YouTube before you call a handyman

10. YouTube is also a DIY hub to recycle pretty much anything in your house. Some ideas are more practical than others

11. Join “For Sale” Facebook groups to nab freebies or steals. It has better stuff than Craigslist and it’s less creepy

12. A tip from this awesome penny-pinching Pinterest user

13. Heading home for an extended holiday? Sublet your apartment when you’re gone

14. Unwrap all the soap bars you’ve been gifted and leave them in your dresser for fresh scent, 24/7

15. Leave Tupperware at work so you can take those free company meals home

16. Get free week gym passes. At different facilities. Every week. Until you can’t

17. Repeat after me: Price-matching is your friend

18. Coffee shops and bakeries might give out their baked goodies at the end of the day

19. Pizza places and movie popcorn stations might give out their goodies at the end of the day

20. Local gallery openings usually serve free wine and a classy environment to get tipsy

21. Arrange clothing swaps with your most fashionable friends

22. Dare to buy produce in Chinatown

23. There are a thousand ways to effectively clean household things with vinegar

24. Remember: Saving on everyday things leaves you money to splurge on frivolous stuff