Tip #1: Work First and Play Later
One of the most important things you can do while young is to set a long-term goal that will motivate and inspire you. If your dream is to retire by age 45, then you should try setting up a realistic plan for how much money you'll need in retirement and start preparing now so that you're on track once the time comes.
Eating out is expensive. And as a young adult, you are making enough money to eat out often, yet, should you? There are many recipes that are inexpensive and quite healthy. Spending $15 here and there adds up to thousands of dollars over an entire year.