If you're resolving to curb your spending and save more money in 2018, you're in luck. Small changes can have a big impact.
Here at CNBC Make It, we tell a lot of stories about people who've overhauled their finances for the better.
Some of these people are millionaire entrepreneurs and entertainers. Others are everyday people who saw a need to take control of their finances in an efficient way. They all have one thing in common: They love making — and more importantly, keeping — their hard-earned money.
Here are some of the best lessons we've learned from people who've saved thousands: