5 ways to save on a tight budget

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We hear it all the time: save, save and save! But that is tough when bills are due, unexpected expenses come your way and taxes seem to reduce your earnings to nothing.

Nevertheless, you must find a way to save. Whether you earn $20,000 or $200,000, here are five ways to save on a tight budget. (more…)

20 Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

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1. Big purchases have the most impact on your bottom line. Making your best effort to save for cars, boats, homes, education, and other large expenditures will save you tens of thousands of dollars over your lifetime. While the rest of the tips are useful in saving you dollars and cents, you should be hawkish on getting great deals on these purchases as a way of saving big chunks of money. (more…)

Money Saving Tips on Tight Budget

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1) Do your grocery shopping more often. For us, this was a key. We had developed a tendency to go shopping once every two weeks and get enough food to last. The problem was, it didn’t cut down on those little runs to the store for bread and milk and the half dozen things we forgot in between. And, we rarely stuck to the menu plans we had made. By the end of our shopping period, we were more likely to go out to eat than to cook at home (a HUGE expense) and many things, like fresh fruits and vegetables were rotting before we got around to using them. (more…)