How being a good neighbor can save you money

It does not cost you anything to connect with your neighbors. It is good to know the people who live around you. At one point or the other, they might feed your dog when you are away or recommend an affordable plumber or assist you with an umbrella in case you need one.

Ways to Connect with Your Neighbors

Friendly waves to your neighbors can result in meaningful and fruitful relationships. However, if you want to extend your connections and money-saving opportunities, you should check the below free online platforms.

1. Facebook Groups

You can search for Facebook groups related to the neighborhood you are living in. Neighbors can share some of the items they do not need or services and products which they are selling.

2. The buy nothing project

You can check if your neighborhood has a buy nothing project facebook group. In the buy, nothing project neighbors post items they want to share, lend or give away without requesting for money or exchange of services. To learn if your neighborhood has a facebook page you can visit buy nothing project website and browse groups by location.

3. Next Door

Next-door is an app and a private social network in which members of the neighborhood share information, receive, give recommendations and post items which they are selling or giving away.
If you want to find your neighborhood and benefit from the app search nextdoor.com. To maximize on saving money use the above tactics in the forums and you will be one happy neighbor.

Josh Goodhue

Josh Goodhue is a journalist and political commentator and analyst. He writes a political column for the Journalist Observer, he also contributes political articles to various periodicals and is a frequent guest on news shows about the state of politics in the country. He has had years of experience in the field of policy making, and has worked for (and with) several organizations focused on creating a political awareness among the country’s citizens. He has a degree in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School Of Government, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the California Institute Of Integral Studies.

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