every penny helps/counts

idiom

used to say that even a small amount of money is important
When you're trying to save money, every penny helps/counts.

Examples of every penny helps/counts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each backpack or set of school supplies is less than $15 apiece — and to families in need, every penny counts. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 17 July 2023 Understanding who your customers are and what their needs are is key for any successful business, especially when budgets are tight and every penny counts. Yec, Forbes, 6 Jan. 2023 For a country with $804 billion in fiscal debt, every penny counts. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, 8 June 2020

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“Every penny helps/counts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/every%20penny%20helps%2Fcounts. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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