Make extra cash doing something you love. Tianna Feaster, 32, of Washington, D.C., pictured here, feeds her passion for food and health by creating delicious meals for busy folks. This side hustle has earned her as much as $1,300 a month.
Don’t get caught in a downpour; set up an emergency fund. And Sign up for automatic payroll deduction. For example, you can have $25 deposited into your savings account per pay period. Find coupons for everything from groceries to electronics at Coupons.com and Retailmenot.com.