Save Money By Volunteering Instead Of Expensive Social Events

Save Money by Volunteering Instead of Expensive Social Events

If you're trying to save money, social activities like brunch or drinks can derail your efforts since they tend to be expensive. Switching a costly activity for volunteering is also a great way to make sure you regularly see your friends and do some good.

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You may have to work a little to convince your friends that volunteering together is a solid alternative to the default eating out or grabbing drinks. Try suggesting it first to friends who you know are interested in volunteering or the cause. For example, I recently told a new friend about how I planned to start volunteering at the SPCA and she joined me for the training session. Now, we'll have a weekly time we see each other and it won't cost either of us a dime.

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