Short on Cash? Clean Out Your Car

Short on Cash? Clean Out Your Car

car-front.pngFinancial blog Frugal for Life has a good suggestion for when your bank account is a bit stretched—clean out your car.

When you drive around in a cluttered car it weighs on you, the ‘stuff’ sitting in there needing some place to go. I happened to clean my car yesterday and found that when I drive now, I am more relaxed knowing that I don’t have to worry about the clutter, messes, and grime.

This is more of a mental boost than anything else; the simple act of cleaning puts you in a more focused frame of mind to deal with your sparse chequing account.


  • It’s not just a mental boost. If say, you’re carrying a set of golf clubs in your boot all the time, your car uses a lot more fuel than when it’s not carrying it.

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