How to live within your means: Part one
During the Global Pandemic, we all had to adjust to new circumstances. While certain expenses went down, others climbed drastically.
Even consumers who are under debt review need to review their budgets and spending habits in order to meet their debt review instalments.
We will be sharing some tips to live below your means in these times of crisis. By reading this blog, you have taken the first step in adjusting your lifestyle for a better future.
In this article we will be focusing on money-saving tips related to food and groceries:
Some stores have store-brand items which can be as good as name brands, but way cheaper. This can also include medicine – generic medicine still has the same effect and purpose but can mean that you are saving money.
Invest in a Pressure Cooker
Investing in a Pressure cooker can save you time and money in the long run. With this appliance, you can cook food with little to no prep work, and it is a quick meal. This can also help parents spend some time with their children to help with homework instead of slaving in front of the stove. There are also so many cheap recipes online, so there is always a healthy and easy meal plan with the click of a button.
Start a vegetable/herb garden
This is a 2-in-1 special! Not only are you picking up a new hobby, you can also save with your own fresh produce.
Eat more vegetables
Since we are on the topic of vegetables, cooking more vegetables can also have a positive impact. Meat is extremely expensive, and cutting out that expense or replacing it with alternative options can stretch out your salary.
There is always a creative way of saving that is best for you, all you have to do is start with a mind shift!