This day and age people are quick to throw things away and buy brand new. Repairing items and learning new skills has become a lost talent and should be revamped and revitalized as we move into a recession once again. People need to start thinking back to the days of the Great Depression and realize how much more life we can get out of everyday items. These simple skills can help you save hundreds if not thousands of dollars every year putting more money in your pocket and less into the consumer giants.
Learn to repair small and large appliances. There are YouTube videos all over the internet teaching you how to fix minor issues with your small appliances. If in fact your appliance is past the point of a simple fix and you requireappliance repair there are many businesses that can help you out!
Learning how to mend fabrics can save you a fortune on clothing, bedding, and other fabric furnishings in your home. I had a seat rip in my vehicle that would have cost a fortune to have professionally fixed since I have the skills to sew it up myself I saved a ton of cash.
Cooking is an art form that is being lost among a sea of takeout delivery services. The amount of money you can save by learning some basic cooking skills and learning how to meal plan is unreal. By shopping once and planning your meals it can keep you from paying ridiculous prices on food that isn’t very good for you.
Believe it or not learning how to manage finances can be taught and learned by everyone. Not everyone knows how to handle their money and this can be a truly lifesaving skill set. People work their whole lives to earn money and increase credit scores to buy homes and vehicles for their families, you can’t do that if you can’t handle your finances correctly. This skill can be learned by taking simple classes and reading great articles by financial gurus!