We all have that one friend who when they go to the store they spend, spend, spend. Then we have that other friend who keeps their pocketbook closed no matter what. Surrounding yourself with people who look at things the same way as you do will easily help you save $100 or more a year.
Going out to lunch with a friend who thinks frugally will save you from going to an expensive lunch spot.
Going shopping with a sale loving friend will help you save money because you won’t feel awkward if they are going on a spending spree and you are keeping your pocketbook tight.
Keeping up with the jones’s is a real thing. It happens all the time and when we realize that our friend buying a new car makes us want a new car we can stop it from happening.
Having frugal friends also means you can brainstorm together on ways to save money. You can share ideas that will help you both. They are also great for making the “Do you really need that?” comment instead of the “Yes you should buy it” comment!
Everyday for the month of October we are sharing a different way to save money. Each of these ways can help you save over $100 each per year! See the rest of the 31 Ways to Save $100 or More Per Year posts here. Using these ways to, you can save $100 in 31 different ways and you have a savings of $3100.00 in a year (if not more!)!