You’re not the only one with a tight budget. Millions of Americans are currently struggling with unemployment, lost hours and lowered wages.
There’s little comfort in knowing that others are feeling strapped. But you may be relieved to hear there are ways to make things easier — even if you’re out of work or can’t make more money.
We talked to financial experts for advice about getting more mileage out of the money you have available right now. Here are their tips for finding extra money in your monthly budget.
Go line by line
Depending on where you live, you’re probably spending a lot of time at home these days. Devote at least some of the free time to analyzing your finances.
Go over every single transaction in your checking account, savings account, credit card bills and so forth, says Robinson Crawford, certified financial planner and founder of the adviser