THE AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SPENDS A WHOPPING $7,500 A YEAR ON THE WEEKLY SHOP. FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE TIPS AND CUT YOURS BY UP TO 40 PER CENT.
We just found a great book called The New Spend Less Revolution (click on the link to buy it from Amazon US. Click on this link to buy from Amazon UK. Its packed full of great tips to help you feel good about earning less and spending less. Its a vital step on the path to freedom and happiness.Click to keep reading the 50 tips. And the book’s author Rebecca Ash adds a little philosophy in with the money saving tips. (Rebecca, if you read this, send us a photo. Your publisher seems to have saved money on publicity stills).
AT THE SUPERMARKET
1 BUY IN BULK It works out much cheaper in the long run if you buy the biggest sizes of an item, whether it’s toilet rolls or breakfast cereal. The cost per item goes down the more you buy. Check out the unit price, eg 30c per nappy, on the shelf.
2 SET A BUDGET Take a calculator with you and tot up as you go round. Shop with cash rather than plastic. If you normally spend