Every time I go through the check out at the grocery, I am amazed at how much money I spend there. It’s crazy and depressing, and sometimes I wonder how I can possibly put together a decent meal without spending a small fortune. No wonder so many people go for cheap, on-the-go foods instead of nice meals at home. But the fact is, with a little planning, you can prepare tasty meals and spend less than you would imagine.
The increase of living standards has led to an increase in earnings for many individuals in many developed countries, including Australia. This increase in wages has resulted in a paradox because people tend to spend more and thereby deplete their savings. This should not always be the case if people are more money-savvy in the [...]
Many people may be disillusioned into thinking that adopting a healthy lifestyle is too difficult and expensive. If you happen to fall under this category, all you need is a change in mind set and a little investment of your time to achieve your healthy lifestyle goal. You don’t have to be a member of [...]
The trappings of consumerism have become evident as loyalty cards continue to invade our lives. More and more businesses use them as magnets to lure customers into their commercial trap through the reward system and discount offers, thus creating a sense of exclusivity among consumers. Just like members of a special league, owners of [...]
Have you ever gotten to the end of the month and been shocked by your credit or debit card statement? ‘What jerk stole my card and spent all my money?’ you may wonder. Certain it wasn’t you, you scan your purchases for a tell-tale shopping spree or flight to Tahiti that you didn’t take; but [...]
People go into work every week to earn money, yet ironically they end up spending a good portion of it in the process. Fortunately, there are several money saving tactics you can use to make sure you aren’t squandering away your hard earned cash. Car Pool/Public Transit Not having a car can easily save you [...]