Have you noticed how much of your overall budget you spend on groceries? Food costs are a significant expense for most families, but there are a few ways you can make it more affordable…
Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.
Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.
I always cringe when I look at my grocery store receipts. How does it add up so much? If half a cart can add up to over $100, I don’t even want to know the cost of a full cart of items. So I’ve researched some effective ways to significantly cut grocery costs, here’s what I’ve found. Continue reading →