26. Stretch the existing cash
‘Profitability over cost.’ Let us turn our attention to conserving your cash. We’ve mentioned how sacrifice can actually be gratifying when approached as a mission, rather than endured as a compromise.
People have been challenging themselves to do more with less in ingenious ways since time immemorial. There are even television shows on the subject. In one episode of Cheapskates, we learn about the concept of a fiscal fast, which is the choice to cook only what is in your pantry and to use up your canned goods over a two-week period.
Another option is to utilise the rewards points offered by a store or a bank, which you may have accumulated.