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Five Things You Can Do Now to Cut Your Monthly Expenses

One thing that still surprises me is the fact that people complain about not being able to save money (or to pay down your debt faster). Here are five things you can do now to save some money NOW and to help you lower your monthly expenses.

1. Cut the cord.

Three years ago, wifey and I cut the cord and replaced it with an HDTV antenna to receive over the air signals. Amazingly, today, we don't watch as much TV anymore. Part of that is baby girl (she goes to bed by 7pm and mommy and daddy need to go to bed too). While we were only paying around $45 a month for a basic cable package, there are other people who are paying excessively more on a monthly basis. If you happen to be one of these people, do yourself a favour and cancel your TV package. Worst case scenario, you call the TV provider to cancel and they convince you to stay with a reduced price. When I called to cancel my package three years ago, I was offered $14.99 a month for the next 12 months. A price reduction of almost …

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