13 Funniest "Unusual Money Saving Ideas" Tweets That Might Actually Work


When it comes to saving money, the more tips the better, right? And when it comes to unusual money-saving ideas, yes, please. Most of you may learn money-saving tactics from your parents while growing up. However, you're never too old to learn more money-saving tips and tricks, whether it's from financial planners, friends, or even Twitter. Yep, #UnusualMoneySavingIdeas is trending on Twitter right now, and some of the ideas are so ridiculous they actually may work.

On a serious note, financial experts have all kinds of advice, from automating part of each paycheck into savings to saving a certain percentage come every pay period. Millennial Arian Vojdani, Investment Strategist at MV Financial, a wealth management firm, is more into saving a certain percentage of each paycheck. "Generally, I try to save a fourth of every dollar I earn, and I think this is a good guideline for other Millennials as well," he tells Bustle. "It will help set them on the path of financial freedom and success later in life."

Though Vojdani's advice is solid as far as saving money from each check, the twitterverse took money-saving ideas a bit more lightly. Here are 13 #unusualmoneysavingideas tweets. They will definitely give you some ideas, as well as make you laugh out loud.

1. You Can Save On Transportation Costs

Jess Selleck on Twitter

2. You Can Avoid Buying Non-Essentials

Andyblarg on Twitter

3. You Can Not Give In To The Temptation Of An iPhone

Pedro on Twitter

4. You Can Ask For A LOT Of Help From Your Neighbors

Joshua Norton on Twitter

5. You Can Ask For Help From Your Friends

Syed Iffad Anwar on Twitter

6. You Can Try Eating Something Other Than Food

Luke, Deft ✋🏼 on Twitter

7. You Can Look At Alternative Forms Of Housing

Hazereen Mohammad on Twitter

8. You Can Just Not Spend Money

The Talking Point on Twitter

9. You Can Get Water From A Sprinkler

_BeJazzled_ on Twitter

10. You Can Use The Toilet For Other Purposes

_BeJazzled_ on Twitter

11. You Can Bring Back The Swear Jar

CasualDreamer on Twitter

12. You Could Spend More Time Alone

Josh DeMaria on Twitter

13. You Could Just Not Date

Jeff Allen on Twitter

As you can see, there are *plenty* of ridiculous ways to save money, according to Twitter. You can probably think of plenty of your own, too — funny, serious, or somewhere in between.