Not long ago, MoneyTalksNews posted an article about how to save $1,000 by summer. It was packed with good ideas, but as one commenter mentioned, the list seemed mostly geared toward those making middle-class incomes.
What about those of you squeaking by on minimum wage? Is there any hope for you to get money into savings? After all, working full time on the federal minimum wage brings in just $15,080 a year before any taxes.
So let's assume you've already got your budget down to bare bones: You're reading this article on the library computer because there is no Internet at home, cable has been cut, and you have the thermostat set to slightly above freezing.
What else can you do? Here are 10 ideas worth considering.