6 Wise Ways to Save Money Despite Shortages and Price Hikes

Some of us can absorb punishment and keep moving forward, be it physical danger or emotional trauma, while others are blinded by fear. These people revel in these circumstances; one was kind enough to share their wisdom regarding economic hardship.

Here are some wisdom nuggets on fighting against price hikes, inflation, and hardship.

Fool Me Once, Shame on Me

Their philosophy is that once mainstream consumers consider an item overpriced, this presents an opportunity to hack the system and never pay for it again.

Bidets Forever For example, when toilet paper madness hit supermarkets across the pandemic world, this hero put bidets in each bathroom. Now, they haven’t bought any for two years.

Chickens Coming Home to Roost Furthermore, with volatile egg prices sometimes catching up with meat, what did our humble person do? They build chicken coups in their yard and no longer pay for eggs.

Cut Out The Driving if You Can Even when the gasoline apocalypse struck last year, there was one easy solution — buy a bicycle and get a remote job.

Netflix, Schmetflix Moreover, when Netflix raised its prices and disposed of the sharing privileges, this fiscal freedom fighter bought a DVD player, scouring garage sales and pawn shops for offers.

My Lemons, My Lemonade Perhaps the funniest part of the thread is the adage about making lemonade from lemons that they grew themselves — of course!

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