Green Tip #156: Waste Not, Want Not #3 – Wrapping Paper, gift bags and cards

A gift wrapped in yellow and green paper.

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I grew up thinking everyone did this, but that was just my narrow perspective. Save gift bags, wrapping paper, ribbon and reuse. No one will ever know and you will save a ton. Cards-make them on the computer. They are too expensive to buy, get a $10.00 card making program, some heavy computer paper, and you are set.

Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS, is editor-in-chief of BarbaraFriedbergPersonalFinance.com where she educates, inspires, & motivates for wealth in money and life. Learn personal finance from a real life portfolio manager. Stop by her site to pick up a FREE eBook, 20 Minute Guide to Investing.

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