103: Cutting Costs

This is part of the Budget like a Badass course.

Budget like a Badass

Figuring out ways to spend less money can be challenging. Unless you are already living a super minimalistic lifestyle there are ways you can cut some costs. One of the best ways cut down on your monthly expenses. Sometimes small savings may seem insignificant on their own, but could cumulate to a lot of savings.

We will give you tips that can help reduce your spending without making major sacrifices. Free up some income for investing, paying off debt or starting an emergency fund.

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Lesson 2: My Road to Minimalism with Tammy Strobel

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