12 small lifestyle habits you can adopt to save more money


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Be happy with what you already have.

If you're constantly wondering where your money is going, consider how much your daily habits are costing you.


Do you drop $10 to $15 on fast-casual lunches every day? Are you quick to buy something you don't actually need? Do you make purchases to keep up with the same level of luxury your friends enjoy?

These seemingly small habits, and many more, could be keeping you from saving hundreds, even thousands, of dollars a year.

We turned to the Quora threads, "What habit has saved you the largest amount of money?" and "What are some lifestyle changes that save money?" to round up the best - and easiest - ways people save money every day.