I'm all for saving money any way I can You've probably got the basics already. We've all heard the scolding since we were young. Turn off the lights when you leave the room. Close that door when you come inside. Turn that thermostat back to 78. How about a few everyday tips that may not seem so obvious? Are you truly ready to reform to a few basics to help maintain the family budget? There are a few easy tips that will help if you are willing to make the commitment.