Rent out unused spaces. Do you have a bedroom that isn’t being used? Or maybe you have an entire basement suite. If so you can bring it a lot of extra cash by renting it out to reliable people.

Get rid of magazine subscriptions. Do you have piles of magazines lying around that aren’t being read? If you do you should cancel your subscription. Why pay for a service if you aren’t using it.

Take turns babysitting with the neighbours. Many of you probably live in a neighbourhood filled to the brink of children.  Try to find a set of parents in the neighbourhood that you trust and swap babysitting nights with them. This way you don’t have to go through the hassle of finding a babysitter and paying them.

Go through your clothing. If you are really bad and shop on impulse especially when it comes to clothing then chances are you have piles of clothing in your dressers and closet. Go through them take the ones that are buried and bring them to the front of your closet or top of your drawers. You’ll feel like you have a brand new wardrobe without the price tag.

Learn how to mix and match. Buy colors that flatter each other. If you have several pairs of pants, shirts, ties etc you can mix and match. It will give you an endless wardrobe and cut down on clothing costs.