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Everyone loves to save a dollar or two when they can. Do you have any money-saving tips to share with your YsFriends?

Groceries, utility bills, transport, housing, personal grooming, entertainment .... our weekly expenditure seems to be growing all the time, while our wages stay the same.

Do you have a canny tip for saving money.

Do you have a canny tip for saving money. Share it here. Picture: Shutterstock

So in the interests of making our YsFriends' lives a little easier and enabling them to save a buck or two, we'd love for you to share your money-saving hacks.

Whether it's reusing your teabags, only fuelling up on discount days or powering your appliances off at the wall, we'd love to hear them all.

After all, every cent counts these days -- and we'd much rather see the money in your pockets.

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