TIP: Do I have to be a cheapskate?
You might be thinking, "Wow, do I have to live like a cheapskate to make my life simple?"
My suggestions here are not meant to make you into a miser. All these costs savings suggestions are for one cause--your life.
By reducing your costs, you can free yourself from the complexity of a lifestyle you might not be able to support. Thus, you can get out of the trap of a well-paying job that keeps you away from your dream.