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The Cheapskate's top 10 money-saving tips of 2016

Use them to save cash in 2017, too.

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Saving money is a marathon, not a sprint. It's something you strive for all day, every day. Even if it's only a few dollars here and there, the savings add up. Call it a lifestyle choice, one that's not only practical, but also a little fun. The sport of saving.

As we close out 2016, I thought I'd share some of the best money-saving tips I gathered throughout the year. Just a quick list for your review -- in case you missed any!

And there you have it! If you found any other great ways to save money this year, or recall another how-to tip I forgot to include here, please share in the comments!