Tip # 2: Skip the Barber
I am very fortunate to have a wife who is very conscious about where our money goes. She gets all the credit for this tip because she is the one who decided many years ago to save our family some money by cutting mine and our boy’s hair.
When you have 4 boys in the family, going to the barber every month can be expensive.
If the average cost of a haircut is $10, then we are saving $40 per month or $480 per year.
It is also much more convenient and your saving gas money.
This tip also applies for women.
My wife does not cut her hair, so there is no need for her to go to the salon.
Now, the reason she does not cut her hair has nothing to with saving money, but it sure is a nice benefit.
How much money do women that cut their hair spend each year?
I am not sure, but I hear it is much more than it costs for a guy.
If you take this advise be sure to tip your new family barber.
This is the continuation of a series on different ways that we, as a family, have learned to stretch the dollar.
The hope is that I can be of help to someone and, through comments and replies, learn from you as well. So please feel free to leave a comment with your own tips and at some point, with your permission, I would like to compile all the tips together in one resource to share with everyone.
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