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If you have children, we don't have to tell you how quickly they grow out of their clothes.
This is why it doesn't make any sense to buy them new. Even kid's clothes that have been worn for a few months should be perfectly fine for your child. There are consignment stores that stock kids’ clothes exclusively. In some cases they will even seem like a new clothing store because that's how pristine toddlers' outfits often look.
Appliances and tools you will use only once or twice
Why in the world would you pay good money for a band saw that you will be using only once or twice? Once you've used it, it will just sit there gathering dust and taking up space. The same is true of that high-speed blender you need for your birthday party. This is not to say that some tools and appliances can be worth the money, as you probably wouldn’t want to run out and borrow a toaster every morning you wanted a hot bagel. But you should be able to borrow some of these items from a neighbor or check them out from a lending library. Do this and you will be sharing a resource and cutting down on clutter that just takes up space in a closet or cabinet. And you'll be avoiding the cost of buying an item that has only limited use.
Subscriptions you don't need
There are sneaky subscriptions that automatically renew every year unless you take some action. If a service is no longer useful to you, make it a priority to get it canceled. This can be another expense that you just don't need. Take a few minutes to evaluate all of your yearly or monthly subscriptions that automatically renew but that you no longer need and cancel them!
Disposable lunch bags
You should be able to keep and use the same lunch bag for months or even years. In the event that you want to use a plastic or paper bag, there should be extra ones just lying around the house. As an example of this, you could reuse one of those plastic bags that a loaf of bread came in as well as those bags that come with bulk purchases of grains, beans, nuts and so forth.
If you stop to think about it you may find other items you're paying for that you should be able to get free or at very low-cost. For example, it makes little sense to pay for hardcover books these days. If you have a tablet or eBook reader, you could download the books that interest you in electronic form at a fraction of what they cost in hardcover. We've seen some of today's hottest titles that would cost $15 in hardcover selling for $7.99 (or less) in electronic format. And some older titles can be had for $3.99, $.99 or even free.