Broadening my skills in accounting and other courses that I love! Found accounting practice sets that teach me how to do financial accounting payrolls for $.59. Found books for $.01 on Amazon too.
Making simple meals through the use of online recipies.
Watch movies on cable rather than go to the video store.
Shred credit cards offers.
1) I check my accounts daily and pay bills as soon as they appear on my accounts, 2) I save a minimum of $1100 monthly 3) I record all expenses -- both large and small, 4) I categorize my expenses and 5) I maintain an ongoing budget which I review daily.
I log onto this forum daily -- I'm finding that many folks post helpful and/or supportive messages.
I try to stay on the lookout to receive ideas from Suze Orman.
Shortly after I left my last gig back in the summer, there was a purge. My cat-like reflexes appear to still be serving me well. Two friends of mine who were among those cut just started here at the place where I'm at, y'all. [That y'all was simply to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition.]
Lots of my former coworkers, those working and those not, joined up on LinkedIn.com so I signed up. It's free. Fairly easy way to keep up with past coworkers, 'cause ya never know who will help you get your next job.
So, my advice is sign up on LinkedIn, and again it's free.
Second, do what you can to help unemployed friends 'cause karma can be a blessing or a beast.
Hey guys, if you can avoid it, stay away from street food. that is a real killer!!!
Ditto. Killer to your wallet and killer to your health.