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10 Ways To Lower Your Cost of Living Without Moving

GOBankingRates Logo By Cynthia Measom of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 11: Cost-of-living expenses are the must-haves: the recurring monthly costs that command a big percentage of your overall budget, such as housing, food, transportation and utilities. And sometimes those expenses can be so overwhelming that you consider moving somewhere cheaper. Discover: How Much Cash To Have Stashed at Home at All Times See Why: This Credit Score Mistake Could Be Costing Millions of Americans But before you do, take a good, hard look at the amount of money you spend on your rent or mortgage, car payment, insurance, food and utilities. Surely, there's some room for improvement. To help you identify ways to lower your cost of living, GOBankingRates interviewed a variety of money-saving experts. Here's what they had to say about trimming your living expenses.

Cost-of-living expenses are the must-haves: the recurring monthly costs that command a big percentage of your overall budget, such as housing, food, transportation and utilities. And sometimes those expenses can be so overwhelming that you consider moving somewhere cheaper.

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See Why: This Credit Score Mistake Could Be Costing Millions of Americans

But before you do, take a good, hard look at the amount of money you spend on your rent or mortgage, car payment, insurance, food and utilities. Surely, there's some room for improvement.

To help you identify ways to lower your cost of living, GOBankingRates interviewed a variety of money-saving experts. Here's what they had to say about trimming your living expenses.

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