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What are the top three things you do to....

What are the top three things that you do to save money for your family?

 
hsmominky

Asked by hsmominky at 1:15 AM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • no dates, no shopping unless its for kids and try not to get eat out much
    Sky_Mom

    Answer by Sky_Mom at 1:21 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Use coupons, don't spend money on things we don't need and don't eat out much.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:38 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Eat organic food - saves lots of money on doctors
    Work from home and take care of my kids at the same time - saves me 1500 on daycare
    I quit smoking 2 years ago - probably saved me 3600 since.
    glenndoir

    Answer by glenndoir at 1:22 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • clip coupons and actually use them.refrain from eating out so much.and if you can do it yourself dont someone else to do it.
    tigergirl31

    Answer by tigergirl31 at 4:49 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • We use the hand-me-down system for clothes for the kids. Eat/use natural products. Carpool.
    science_spot

    Answer by science_spot at 6:38 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Well, first off, I switched stores to a company that does NO advertising, and redirects the money usually spent on distribution and middlemen into better ingredients and rewards for loyal customers. (just ask me :)

    2nd we trade labor for food! (LOL we grow most of our own food)

    3rd when I shop, I stock up on non-perishables when they go on sale.

    and lastly, I buy EVERYTHING on our rewards mastercard - we earn 1% in free groceries, so, for instance, when we bought the train tickets to go out west, that was over $80 in free groceries! - but it is paid off in FULL BEFORE THE DUE DATE.
    livewell

    Answer by livewell at 10:22 AM on Sep. 10, 2010