Many people often find themselves forced between what they what and what they can afford. A battle of penny pinching and tag popping. Well in my 2 cents I'm not offering a cheap trick so that you can still eat out, I'm telling you don't do it. Speaking with many members of the international community, especially those who drive uber and are students, the best way to save money is to work hard and not spend money.
I know it's not what you came to hear, but honestly we could survive and live with a lot less junk. As we have been conditioned to shop until we drop we have normalized monthly budgets for excess shopping. I petition you to just cut out unecessary financial activities and save your money. Many vegans go cold turkey from meat, no pun intended, and walk away for life. Change your lifestyle habits and change your money. If you aren't Floyd Money Mayweather, maybe try not to spend money like you are.