Save Money As Soon As You Wake Up

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For those of us who aren’t morning people, the thought of actively saving money as soon as we wake up might seem like an impossible task. However, there are plenty of things you can do to save money that don’t require much brain activity in the morning. One of the best ways to make saving money an ongoing part of your daily life is to do something that saves money within the first half hour of waking up. Here are a few things that you can do to save money as soon as you wake up:

Drink Coffee Instead of Buying Coffee

One easy step is that if you’re a caffeine addict, make sure you drink coffee at home instead of running out to the nearest coffee shop. The average coffee dri


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6 Responses to Save Money As Soon As You Wake Up

  1. These are very good tips. I get a little upset sometimes when my wife would make eggs and then say she didn’t feel like eating them. She now takes them to work with her instead of just leaving them around to throw away later.

  2. jay says:

    Well said. If you invest in some timers, motion/light sensitive light switches, and a programable thermostat you don’t even have to be fully awake to take advantage of these savings! You will quickly save more than you have invested in these simple devices.

  3. OfeliaTConejo says:

    Great ideas. Others are — don’t hire anyone to do services you can do yourself. Pull those weeds. It is good exercise. Turn off the television. Cooking meals at home is healthier and less expensive than eating out. Put the leftovers in the freezer and enjoy another meal off of them, thus cutting the cost of in half.

    We live in Arizona and seldom run our heat. The house is large and heating it for two people seems wasteful. If it is a little chilly in the morning, I put on a cashmere sweater (bought from a thrift store) and wool socks until it warms up. There are lots of ways to save money and time. Make it a game and think about creative ways to do this.

  4. David Smith says:

    These are wonderful tips. We need to save money as soon as we get out of bed. This is a very good idea. We can conserve on energy and use the extra money for a more important purchase.

  5. Gloria says:

    already do all of these except boot up my computer….its the only time i can use my computer

  6. KB says:

    All good tips. If money is really tight, you might want to start the morning with a “pump session”, mantra, or meditation, just to get your mind in the right place as well. None of these save you money directly, but understanding where you are and what your priorities are is also important.

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