12 things to do now to stretch your dollar

Read on for money-stretching strategies that may help make it easier to make ends meet, plus have a little bit of extra.

If you want to do more with your money, it helps to first figure out what you are currently doing with your money.

Tracking Your Money

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Setting up a Budget

Once you’ve done the work of tracking your monthly expenses, you may  next want to compare this to how much money (after taxes) is coming in  each month.

Paying Bills on Time

Knowing when your bills are due and paying them on schedule could save you money in a few different ways.

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It might take some research — and a little nerve — but you may be able  to negotiate for a lower rate from some of your service providers.

Negotiating a Better Deal


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