In these tough economic times it is important to save money. There are plenty of ways to accomplish this goal. You can use less fuel by improving your gas mileage or using a more efficient vehicle. Instead of buying new, you can fix up and reuse old items. For those of you burdened by the high cost of utilities, you can monitor your utility usage and cut costs by supplementing your home's system with alternative heating and cooling devices. If you are daring, a few dollars every month can be saved by cutting your own hair. And, if all else fails, you can always try panning for gold on your lunch break.