Here are some articles that caught my eye this week…
I like coupons but often the most common coupons are for processed foods. Finding ways to save for things like produce can be more challenging which can make it a little more difficult if you are trying to eat healthy. A 15th tip I would add is sign up for a free account on Checkout 51. Often they provide cash back on produce.
Remember no deal is ever worth the price of your integrity.
Often you can get a great deal just by asking, but for some of us, myself included, haggling can be an uncomfortable process.
I’ve heard it said that your income will match the average of your 5 closest friends. I think there is some truth to that as the kind of people you hang out with can have a big impact on your financial success.
Love this description of budgeting. It would be wonderful if we had money for anything we ever wanted in life, but for most of us that isn’t an option. A spending plan done properly helps us make the choices of how we spend our money so that we can have what matters most to us instead of whatever the whim of the moment may be.
For most of us our home is the largest purchase we will ever make. Done right it can be a place of joy and rest. Done wrong it can be a nightmare that might land us in bankruptcy or foreclosure. While owning a home is a worthy goal, remember there is nothing wrong with renting until you are really ready to buy.