I guess it really is true — it is the little things that count. It seems a small gesture, but bringing your lunch to work is the little engine that could of everyday saving tricks, and your favorite for 2009. Forty-four percent of you chooses to tote your lunch as a way to save extra cash. Seems a little old-fashioned PB&J can go a long way when it comes to helping us stay on budget.
Automated savings (25 percent) is your second pick for great everyday savers. Out of sight and out of mind cash means less spending on a whim, and more going to good use in your savings accounts and 401(k)s. Going cash only (12 percent) is your third place pick for saving more and a smart way to avoid running into trouble with credit and debt.