Dumb money-saving tips


Every Web site you turn to, including this one, has lists of ways to save money during the recession. Some are great and some are OK, and a few should have been left off the list.

Here's a partial list of some of the dumbest money-saving tips found on the Internet and compiled by the Times of London. One of them was even by one of WalletPop's writers.

1. Re-use sandwich bags without washing them. At pennies for a bag, this seems like a waste of time. And even if you do wash them, that's more hassle than it's worth.