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People suggest 25 innovative and proven ways to save money and it's brilliant

In this expensive world, saving has become a huge cause of concern. But, fret not, these tips will help people avoid burning holes in their pockets.

People suggest 25 innovative and proven ways to save money and it's brilliant
Cover Image Source: Reddit (L) | u/FreddyMcCurry | (R) u/howbluethesea

In this debilitating economy, it is not shocking that almost everyone's pocket is in bad condition. In such dire circumstances, it is vital for everyone to take saving seriously for the sake of their future. This pursuit is the difference between a good and bad life in the upcoming days. Having money ensures good healthcare and freedom to choose where to settle. People might think in today's conditions, saving enough money to build a satisfactory future is downright impossible. That is not the case. Instead of luxuries, people should focus on the 'little things' that matter. Many people think that small-scale actions at the domestic level will not make a difference, but that cannot be further from the truth.

Representative Image Source: Pexels |maitree rimthong
Representative Image Source: Pexels | maitree rimthong

The Frugal subreddit is all about little and inexpensive ways people can apply to make their lives more fulfilling. It has been around for years, advising people to function in this crazy, expensive world. The advice covers all areas of life, from personal to professional and ensures that people don't leave quarters lying around. It is a community that understands how important it is to make saving a priority and also how difficult it is in the present-day world. Here are 25 pieces of advice from the subreddit that will definitely make a positive impact on people's pockets.

1.  Don't shy away from reinventing

"Picked up a used cardigan that turned out to look much better in the picture than in person, so I turned it back to yarn and crocheted the yarn into a cat bed (I didn't use a pattern)." -u/couchpotatolady

Image Source: Reddit/u/couchpotatolady
Image Source: Reddit | u/couchpotatolady

2. Handmade gifts for the win

"For Christmas I couldn’t afford individual gifts for all the kids in my life (I have 24+) so I bought a $10 silicon mat and a $45 bulk box of crayons and I’m making them all name crayons. It was still kinda expensive up front but it’s making good personal gifts for much cheaper for ~$2 each."- u/crazyckcslady
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Image Source: Reddit | u/crazyckcslady

3. Anything vibrant can come in handy during the holiday season

"Save Sunday comics for wrapping presents."- u/noodlekoogle
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Image Source: Reddit | u/noodlekoogle

4. Make sure to squeeze the product out

Don’t throw away your 'empty' lotion bottles- u/Ruler_of_Zamunda
Image Source: Reddit/u/Ruler_of_Zamunda
Image Source: Reddit | u/Ruler_of_Zamunda

5. This hack forever keeps the shine of the shoes

"Use nail polish remover (acetone) to get the white rubber part of vans/converse looking good as new!"- u/chemistrybro
Image Source: Reddit/u/chemistrybro
Image Source: Reddit | u/chemistrybro

6. Yellow stickers are what dreams are made of

"Long live the yellow sticker! My mum just copped this all for under £2."-u/open_thoughts
Image Source: Reddit/u/open_thoughts
Image Source: Reddit | u/open_thoughts

7. Nothing should be left behind

"Save your butter wrappers to grease your pans! A tip learned from my mom." -u/thecrayonisred
Image Source: Reddit/u/thecrayonisred
Image Source: Reddit/u/thecrayonisred

8. Someone's patch is someone's design

"Couldn't get rid of this ugly stain right in the middle of the shirt, used some old die to make a cool patchy shirt instead!"- u/baba56
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Image Source: Reddit | u/baba56

9. Candles never really go away

"Pro tip: freeze your old candles for a couple hours to easily remove excess wax and repurpose."-u/cheyennigans_only
Image Source: Reddit/u/cheyennigans_only
Image Source: Reddit | u/cheyennigans_only

10. Things never really go to waste

"Turned damaged vintage Levi’s jeans into shorts, hat, and scrunchies."- u/atp236
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Image Source: Reddit | u/atp236

11. Community is key

"Fellow parents of small children: Join your local parent groups!" u/prettycote
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Image Source: Reddit | u/prettycote

12. Insulation was never easier

"For cheap insulation, put bubble wrap on your windows to help keep the heat in. Just spray them with water and the bubble wrap will stick to the window."- u/3-cups-of-tea
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Image Source: Reddit | u/3-cups-of-tea

13. Home decor is cheaper than you think

"I repurpose sheets and t-shirts that aren’t used any more into rugs and baskets and more. I crochet them but they can be knitted, woven or sewn to create something new and beautiful for your home." u/HootHandmade
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Image Source: Reddit | u/HootHandmade

14. Organization goes a long way

"115 meals for $131."- u/ArtisanGerard
Image Source: Reddit/u/ArtisanGerard
Image Source: Reddit/u/ArtisanGerard

15. The environment will be happy with you

"Turned an old trampoline into a greenhouse!!"- u/SMB-1988
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Image Source: Reddit | u/SMB-1988

16. This person had chopsticks and a dream

"DIYed a soap dish out of unused takeout chopsticks, glue, and thread."- u/kaitlin941
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Image Source: Reddit | u/kaitlin941

17. It's always a great idea to have a good look around the house

"I was looking online for a product that would safely hold my house key while jogging. Then I remembered I had such a product already."- u/redbucket75
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Image Source: Reddit | u/redbucket75

18. Find people with the same intentions

"Join your local 'Buy Nothing' group on Facebook, if you’re able! I joined mine and just received a kitchen island for free! I was waiting until December to buy one with the way my finances are, but now I can cook more comfortably in my small kitchen!"- u/Miserable_Drawer1708
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Image Source: Reddit | u/Miserable_Drawer1708

19. This screams vintage!

"I have been looking to buy one of these for my morning coffee but ended up making it with items I already had!"- u/WeirdOreo
Image Source: Reddit/u/WeirdOreo
Image Source: Reddit | u/WeirdOreo

20. Go ahead and try new things

"I needed a new very large sturdy desk, and didn’t wanted to buy it new, and tried for the first time to build furniture. I think it looks pretty well!"- u/Presenthings
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Image Source: Reddit | u/Presenthings

21. The Christmas spirit does not always need new things

"I made reusable gift bags for the holiday season!"- u/howbluethesea
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Image Source: Reddit | u/howbluethesea

22. Saving money can look cool

"I had a stain in my jeans I couldn't get rid of, so I covered it up! Iron-on patch reinforced with stitches."- u/visionsofdreams
Image Source: Reddit/u/visionsofdreams
Image Source: Reddit | u/visionsofdreams

23. Sometimes you need a token of encouragement

"My public library tells you how much money you’ve saved by checking things out instead of buying them."- u/banoctopus
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Image Source: Reddit | u/banoctopus

24. Make full use of other people's generosity

"Reminding you all to keep your eyes peeled for side of the road freebies/yard sales - starting to notice the first signs of the season. This particular popcorn maker goes for $250 and works, got it completely free!"- u/lawyersgunznmoney90
Image Source: Reddit/u/lawyersgunznmoney90
Image Source: Reddit | u/lawyersgunznmoney90

25.  Beautiful things don't need money

"No tree? No problem. Lights, 3 hooks to anchor the lights, and ornaments I already had."- u/FreddyMcCurry
Image Source: Reddit/u/FreddyMcCurry
Image Source: Reddit | u/FreddyMcCurry

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