10 Ways to Get More for Your Money

Don't buy cleaning products, pay in cash and 8 more easy money-saving tips (11 Photos)

iVillage on Nov 28, 2012 at 3:22PM

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10 Ways to Get More for Your Money

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5. Drive a Stick Shift

Cars with manual transmissions cost less, are more fuel-efficient, and lighter on your car's brakes. These transmissions are also less expensive to replace. Yeager estimates that switching to a stick shift can save you about $50,000 over the course of your lifetime. He also points out that it's a useful skill to have if you're a traveler, since cars with automatic transmissions are hard to find outside the United States.

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