I've tried various things to reduce our spending on food and groceries. But, no matter what I've tried, I still spend around $700 a month, and frequently go over. I looked at one month in detail and analysed where and how we spend our food / groceries and entertainment money.
We've established that sweet treats might just be my downfall, but lately I've been thinking about treats in general. I like a handful of potato chips with my sandwich at lunch time. It brightens up an otherwise boring lunch and provides a nice bit of crunch. I always buy homebrand or stock up on branded … Continue reading Treats, treats, treats, treats
I read a lot of blogs on saving money and I find that even though I follow their advice I still can’t lower our spending. In the interest of full disclosure and to make me truly accountable, each month I outline exactly what we spend.
Our last electricity bill left us reeling. After implementing some energy saving rules, we were rewarded when our new bill arrived.
I always do whatever I can to reduce our expenses. Having decided hat Private Health Insurance is right for our family, I follow these six tips to ensure I get the best deal on premiums.
Another two weeks of school holidays has finished and its a good time to reflect on what we did and what we spent.
We've just returned from a lovely holiday. Arriving home, I had a look at our bank balance and....mmm... it's not great...