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Four quick ways to save money

Learn how to save some money at home.
Learn how to save some money at home.Photo provided by Didriks via Flickr

No matter how much money we have, we are all looking for ways to save some more. With that, here are four easy ways to make adjustments at home that will help your financial situation.

Paper products

If you are looking to save money on your water bill, try using paper plates and paper cups. This will greatly cut down the amount of dishes you have to wash as well as make your search for clean dishes much easier.

No plastic plates and cups

If you are looking to save money in the long run, move away from plastics. My wife and I received a lot of glass and silverware as wedding celebration gifts. We are still using the same glasses and silverware today but have seen many of the plastic items we owned go to waste.

Though plastics do not break as easily, they can be harder to clean when compared to silverware once they are stained. Also, after so many washes, they begin to lose their color. Altogether, you end up throwing them away.

Spend less on bottled water

Cut back on buying bottled water, especially if you are doing so for purification purposes. Bottled water is not that much different when compared to the tap water you get from your sink. Also, if you are taking bottled water to work, try buying a sturdy water bottle instead, especially if your job has water fountains.

From home phone to cell phone

Having a home phone can be convenient. However, in today's world, it is just an extra phone and bill to keep up with.

If you have a cell phone, let that be your primary means for contact. Drop the home phone and you will quickly see how much you do not miss it.