Once your baby starts eating solid foods, you can expect to add an extra $50 to $100 to your monthly grocery bill if you’re buying jarred food. Making your own provides an easy savings solution, with the added advantages of knowing exactly what’s going into it while avoiding preservatives and sugar.
The average family plans to spend $606.40 this year on back to school clothing and supplies, but outfitting your child with everything they need for the new school season doesn’t have to break the bank though. Here are eight tips that will help soften the dent in your wallet.
Sad but true: healthy eating may be too expensive for many Americans. A recent study reported that following the new U.S. “My Plate” nutritional guidelines adds an average $7.28 to the average grocery bill in the form of more fresh foods rich in nutrients. Here are eight foods that pack a nutritional punch while still costing $0.50 or less per serving.
When it comes to shoring up your personal finances, Craigslist is a great tool because it can both help you to both earn cash by selling your stuff, and saving you money you’d otherwise spend in a store. But it’s not always so easy and simple to navigate its antiquated design. Enter a few new apps to maximize your Craigslisting.
Nobody’s perfect. Accidents happen, and you might miss a credit card payment at some point. When this happens, you can use this script — tested thousands of times — to get the fees instantly waived. Here’s what to say to immediately beat a late payment.
Throwing out food-gone-bad is especially galling when the item in question was expensive. So if you don’t want to be literally pouring money down the drain, it’s important to keep an eye on the contents of your liquor cabinet and wine rack.
Everywhere you look, there are signs – people are re-evaluating their lifestyle choices and choosing to live more frugally. Our latest world-wide recession has transformed people who once lived at the edge of their budgets into born-again savvy savers. And the trend can be seen in housing as well.
When the temperature starts to climb, it’s cheaper not to cook. But it’s not as though dining out is cheap, either. The combo solution: turn on the oven only in the cooler evening hours, use the microwave or grill outside when possible and work in a few no-cook, cooling recipes.