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He-Said-She-Said – 2 Practical Ways To Save Money On The Day To Day Essentials

You’ve made considerable headway with regards to saving money, such as changing your attitude towards money, and making a few of the biggest sacrifices ever in your financial life, but you’re still struggling to get by. 

Why do you think this is? Possibly the reason you’re struggling is because you haven’t changed your attitude towards the very basics in life. This is something a lot of us can overlook, because we need the basics.

We decided to do a he-said-she-said on this one, because we both CONSISTENTLY come up with different approaches and different answers to what we think of when we talk about “cutting down expenses…”

He Said – “Invest In Your Car To Cut Down Bigger Expenses Later!”

[This post contains ads] While you can find cheaper insurance, especially on sites like, this is only one piece of the puzzle. Your insurance is always going to be a vital part of keeping your auto costs down, but if you look at how you drive, as opposed to the costs of maintaining your vehicle, you might find ways to save money in other ways.

For example, driving economically is a lifesaver. If you find that your car is constantly idling, this put more strain on the engine AND can wear out the clutch. Finding the best way to keep the car in pristine condition will mean you save money on its upkeep, and therefore it won’t need to go to the mechanics as often.

He also said – “These are my current favorite items to keep me safe while out driving, these magnetic phone holders and the JustIn Case Emergency Kit.

She Said – “Your Food Budget Can Be Cut Down Some!”

You might feel that because you’re making considerable sacrifices to save money, and that you can’t be deprived of your favorite foods. Now, this isn’t about going without, it’s about making your food go further. One of the easiest ways to do that is to meal prep or cook in batches.

And if you are tempted by sweet treats, and they make a considerable dent in your finances, making some healthy swaps, and finding whole foods that fill you up, will reduce the temptation to snack on sweet and expensive candy.

She said – “One of the best ways I found to cut down our food budget was by using the meal prepping templates in the Ultimate Bundles “Healthy Meal” bundles. You HAVE to try it out!!”

As you can see, 2 very different approaches and answers to this concern with saving more money. Once you began looking for ways to save money, it is pretty easy to figure out ways to save money here and there. Leave us a comment about how your family is cutting expenses.

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Yes, it is okay to get off track, just make sure you don’t stay there. Leave us a comment about how you get back on track when you get lost in your finances. And check out these resources from Amazon on getting out of debt!

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