But luckily for those of us that struggle to save a few extra bucks, there’s a new saving hack that can make it a whole lot easier.
The best part? All you need is an empty Coca Cola bottle – and a little bit of patience, of course.
According to Better Homes and Gardens, completely filling a 600mL bottle of Coca Cola with $2 coins will save you an easy $880.
Aptly named ‘the $2 challenge’, all you need to do is simply wash and dry the empty 600mL bottle once used and it becomes your very own DIY piggy bank.
Every time you have a spare $2 coin, simply add it to the bottle and once full you’ll have an extra $880 to your name.
Have a bigger goal in mind? It's just as doable.
Swapping out a 600mL bottle for a 1.25L bottle could save you over $1500 once filled with $2 coins.
And if you want to get your kids in on the saving hack too, a 250mL bottle will hold approximately $350 worth of coins.
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The '$2 challenge' is just one of many easy money saving hacks that has become popular in recent years.
Another tip? Every time you pay for something and get change – save every single $5 note.
Okay, we're sold.
Marie recommends withdrawing cash to spend on daily purchases like petrol, groceries and food to be more conscious of your spending habits and to save as many $5 notes as possible.
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