â€œTelecommuting provides flexibility and savings for a young, growing family like ours,â€ says Tyra, adding that she saves about $350 a month by working from home.
What you can do: Useless gas by arranging to work from home once a week. Or team up with your colleagues and car pool. At the very least, organize your schedule to reduce the number of trips or find things within walking distance. If you rely on public transportation, check with your employer to see if you can use pre-tax dollars.