21 money-saving tips that are so much smarter than 'bring your lunch'

Aug 1, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET
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Sure, "bring your own lunch" and "make coffee at home" are tried and true money-saving tips that have stood the test of time... but they're also lame. Sometimes there's nothing better than having your coffee delivered to your car window courtesy of a barista who knows how to lovingly coax the espresso machine into making you a steaming cup of liquid magic.

There has got to be a better way to save money than giving up the little things that somehow make the daily grind more bearable, amiright? Luckily, with a little automation, creative thinking and preventive maintenance, you can have your money and spend it, too.

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Sources: Greatist, myMoneyCoach, The Simple Dollar, Mint, BUDGT, Love Food Hate Waste

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