21 Items to Cut From Your Budget That You Won’t Even Miss

1. Gym membership

Teen girl working out in the gym
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Even if you’re really planning to get in better shape, is a membership with a monthly fee really the way to do it?

Maybe working out at home, with inexpensive weights or yoga DVDs, is a better (and cheaper) option.

Or if you dream of pro-style gym equipment at home, check for-sale sites such as Facebook Marketplace or Craigslist. You may find that other exercisers have abandoned their fitness plans and are trying to sell (or give away) the very equipment you pay to use at the gym.

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