?Feeding a family is a big expense. Typically an American family spends 14% of their budget on food. If you want to eat a nutritious diet or if you have food allergies or medical conditions, groceries will cost much more. Keeping these tips in mind can help you to save big money on your family’s food budget.
You’ve fallen in love with a pricey outfit. Your world will collapse unless you bring it home. Here’s 6 tips for saving on the outfit of your dreams.
Having a family can be expensive, especially for those with multiple children. The costs of rent or a mortgage, utilities, insurance, car payments, clothing for the whole family, fun activities and school-related expenses can quickly add up. To be able to put away money for your retirement, emergency situations and your children’s college funds, you need to find ways to save money. By finding creative ways to cut costs, you can help your family to be more financially stable over the long-term.
The key to successful money management is to squeeze the most value out of each dollar you earn. Even if you currently track your expenses, you can always find new ways to cut costs, save money, and improve your lifestyle. In some cases, without even realizing it, you might be paying too much for your monthly bills and other expenses.
Today every penny counts and doing things yourself can definitely mean the difference between a comfortable life and a budget stretched thin. There are many ways DIY can enable almost anyone to save a bit of cash. With hourly rates ranging from$20 -$50 and often $100 or more, it’s often the tasks for which we pay others that represent the largest expense. Here are five examples of DIY tasks you can do yourself.
When your home’s design starts to feel stale, you don’t have to knock down walls or replace all your furniture to refresh it. In fact, sometimes the smallest changes make the biggest difference in how your home looks and feels. Give these seven simple strategies a try when you tire of your home’s current decor. Do them all at once or pick and choose the ones that will make the biggest impact in your space.
Shopping with your family can quickly burn through the paycheck. Whether it’s that new toy your son is begging you to buy or the latest Apple phone you want but don’t really need, there are various bear traps lingering about shopping centers and department stores waiting to get stepped on by the inattentive shopper. Here are five tips to help you avoid the common shopping traps that befall the inexperienced and unprepared families.