Playing Games To Save Money

One of the most common emails I receive from readers is “what is the best way to save money?” While there are a lot of ways to go about doing this, trying to make the saving a fun game rather than a must do chore will go a long way into making the money saving task successful.

When my wife and I first began going out, she spent about $100 a month on telephone cards (this was before cell phones were omnipresent). I had started to collect telephone cards because they had nice designs and people would simply leave them on the phone when the card was used up. What I discovered was that many times there would still be a few minutes left on the card when people discarded them or someti


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4 Responses to Playing Games To Save Money

  1. RS says:

    Sounds fun…I will have to look at some of these. Previously, the only game my wife and I played was “Spend It Fast.” Now we are a little better.

  2. Jonathan says:

    LOL. I know that game too! It’s much more fun than “Who’s Buying The Instant Ramen Tonight?”

  3. mapgirl says:

    These games are neat! I’ve never seen that site before.

    I still have a coin jar and I try to spend my change a lot but never seem to catch up. I should try to deposit it all one day. I don’t even know what my brick & mortar bank’s policy is on taking coins.

  4. mbhunter says:

    The SaveMoneyGames site is one of my favorites of your satellites … glad that you’re posting this.

    Thanks for contributing this post to the Carnival of Debt Reduction!

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