Preparing meals in advance helps you avoid fast food and takeaway. But the too much meal prep can go bad, resulting in wasting.
Cooking at home is cheaper than eating out, unless you buy fancy groceries and 10 unique ingredients for each recipe.
Money-saving excitement might distort judgment. You buy BOGO products, sale apparel, and Groupon bargains without thinking about what you need or want.
For 10 cents per gallon, you can save money at a gas station across town, but you'll be wasting petrol on the drive there and back.
If you use Uber every day and hire a car every other weekend, these costs may exceed the price of the automobile.
Used cars may not be in good shape. If you buy from a dodgy seller and don't check the car's history, you may get a money hole.
When you neglect to cancel free trials before the trial period ends, you're charged for items you never planned to buy.
Even though you believe that doing it yourself will save you money, the finished product is nothing like what you had envisioned. It's trashed right away.
Reward credit cards offer cash back or points for future purchases. But if you hold a balance, interest might offset the perks and savings.