Household hacks to save you money

Household hacks to save you money

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Getting your household budget to stretch can be a challenge, but with a commitment to identifying ways to save money, you’d be surprised at how much you can actually save. Here are some helpful household hacks that will boost your budget.

Eat at home

It’s ok to eat out once in awhile for a treat, but if you are in the habit of eating out often, you’ll want to start eating at home. This includes hitting the drive thru or ordering pizza. You pay a premium for convenience, which is money that can be better spent elsewhere.


When things go on sale, stock up. Think about thinks like laundry soap, toiletries, canned goods, diapers or even meat, which you can bag and freeze.

Use  cash

If you rely on credit, you will be more likely to spend beyond your means. You are also more likely to carry a balance on your card, which means that you’ll have to pay out interest charges.

Meal planning

Take time every week to go through the flyers, take stock of what you already have and plan your meals. This helps you to shop more effectively and reduce food waste.

Elbow grease

Wherever and whenever you can, DIY all your jobs. A little elbow grease goes a long way to save you money.

Clear your cache

Don’t store your credit cards online. If you need to pause and take an extra step to get out your card, it may be all you need to curb impulse shopping.

Make coffee at home

You may love your java fix in the morning on the way to work, but if you brew your own and bring it with you, you’ll save a bundle.

Love water

Alcohol and even juice and pop are costly. Drink more water and less of everything else and you’ll save a bundle.