ADD Adults: Get out of Debt and Learn to Manage Your Money -- for Good

Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) share their best money-saving, budgeting, and financial-planning advice.


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Find New Ways to Spend Less Money -- Here's 13 Strategies to Try

1.TheGroceryGame website. I buy almost every grocery item on sale.” -G.W., Texas

2.I do chores rather than pay someone else to do them. I save $200 a month by washing and ironing my husband’s pants and shirts for work. I save $400 a month by cutting back on housecleaning.” -Tracie, Rhode Island

3, 4, & 5.I use only cash to purchase things. I’ve also cut back on shopping and going to the movies. Instead, I go to the library to read books for free.” -Marilyn, Illinois

6, 7, & 8.Cutting up credit cards, cooking at home, joining Netflix.” -Renate, Colorado

9.Craigslist! I furnished our vacation home entirely with items I bought on CL.” -An ADDitude Reader

10 & 11.I shop online a lot. I look for coupon codes, and I don’t order anything unless the shipping is free. I also use Upromise, which returns a percentage of my purchase into an account for our children’s college fund.” -An ADDitude Reader

12.I wrote the word 'think' on my credit card in permanent ink.” -Linda, Pennsylvania

13.I stopped gambling. No more Lotto or visits to the casino.” -An ADDitude Reader


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