* keep back 10% of a weekly income in your purse for donations, tithes, give away to charity and so forth. Knowing that you have an extra 10% really makes a difference and make you feel like you are given enough.
* save 10% or so of your weekly income. You never know when that rainy day will come.
* If you do not feel secure with the USA use of paper cash, find security by saving back silver coins. Make sure they are actually silver, as silver should not be magnetic.