5 big household expenses you can easily cut


The little everyday expenses in life -- coffee and snacks -- can quickly add up but so do the big costs. So while cutting out that daily latte may help your day-to-day expenses, cutting the cable service or a telephone line can mean hundreds or even thousands of dollars in savings.

Granted, it can be hard to imagine getting rid of some of life's "necessities." Ride a bike to work instead of drive, are you crazy? Watch television shows over the Internet instead of cable? No way. But when the savings are tallied, it may make you think twice. Here arefive of the little luxuries in life thatyou're financially better off doing without: