65 Tips to Save Money Through Self-Reliance

Apply a do-it-yourself approach to personal finance to significantly reduce your living expenses. Follow these tips from our community of readers and experts to start living on less today.

Woman Line-Dries Clothing
Let the sun do the work. Reduce energy costs by line-drying your clothes. A kitchen garden, even in a small space, such as along the sunny side yard of your house or apartment building, will reduce grocery costs — escpecially for fresh herbs.
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