People are obsessed with this teen's clever trick to save money

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

For many people, going to college is the first time you truly have to manage a budget.

A student and standup comedian from Los Angeles named Daniel Cabral told BuzzFeed News he has problems wasting money on "dumb things."

Like, for instance, he spent $30 on pineapples.

Since he lost his job, money has been tight. The 19-year-old came up with a clever way to save.

He keeps a photo of Terry Crews in his wallet, you know, to make sure that no funny business goes down when he's spending money.

"I was thinking, 'What I should put there?'" he told BuzzFeed News. "And I thought I should start saving money since I don't have a job, and who's a better financial advisor than Terry Crews?"

Crews is famous for his role as a frugal father on "Everyone Hates Chris."

Cabral told BuzzFeed News he really has been carrying it around in his wallet to help him make better financial decisions.

The internet agrees that the idea is genius, and it has since been retweeted more than 200,000 times.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

12 Facts That Will Make You Smarter Than Your Friends 12 Facts That Will Make You Smarter Than Your Friends
Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport
Man Is Horrified To Learn His Biological Father's Identity - But A Look In The Mirror Man Is Horrified To Learn His Biological Father's Identity - But A Look In The Mirror