Document Type


Publication Date



financial practices, budgeting

Extension Number

ExEx 14112


Consumer Sciences


No matter what resources we have and no matter what tradeoffs we’re willing to make, we all like to have more money if we can. We might spend it all for something we want right now, pay off bills, or save some or all of it for an item or service we want in the future. How do you “find” more money to save and spend? There might be ways to save money you haven’t thought of before. The following list by topic gives ideas that have worked for others. You can put an “x” beside the things you already do and a “√“ next to things you might want to try.