Posts Tagged ‘bulk purchases’

  Food is one of those variable expenses that obviously can’t be avoided completely, but with strategic shopping and planning, can cost less. Even without coupon clipping, which can be tedious and time-consuming, there are still some easy ways that you can lower these expenses. The following are some ways you can save money on […]

Saving money doesn’t have to mean huge budget changes or big sacrifices. Sometimes, just simple changes and modifications to your spending habits can really add up over the long term. Some of the following are easy ways you can begin saving money on your daily expenses: Eliminate the little things That morning coffee at your […]

Whether you just had a baby or you’re expecting, a new addition to your family can be a happy time to celebrate. Although your financial habits will change now and you’ll have to reconsider your old budget, there are still ways you can cut back on the additional expenses with some of the following tips: […]

Gardening can be a pleasant and enjoyable pastime, but expenses can also easily add up. But with some simple gardening tricks, you can easily cut down on these costs. And by growing your own herbs, fruits, and vegetables, you can also cut down on some of your food costs. Whether you’re thinking about starting your […]

Just about everything at the grocery store has an expiration date. There some items, however, that not only have a long shelf life, but actually have the potential to last indefinitely. The following are six items that have an exceptionally long shelf life, and are great products to stock up on and purchase in bulk:  […]

Vegetables Various vegetables, such as lettuce, broccoli, and celery will last longer if you wrap them in tin foil before storing them in your refrigerator. Also, for your lettuce, it does better if you take it out of the original packing. Rewrap lettuce in paper towels and put it in an open storage bag. If […]

It happens time and time again to many of us: as a way of saving money, we skip the restaurants and take-out joints and stock our fridge to maximum capacity, only to have a portion of it spoil and go to waste. Don’t let perfectly good groceries go bad; these tips can help your perishables […]

Do you sometimes look at your monthly budget and wonder how you were able to spend all that money each time you went to the grocery store? Do quick stops at a nearby department store for just one item often turn into longer shopping hauls? By noticing what some of the common retail strategies are […]

Purchasing items in bulk is often a good way to save money, but not always when it comes to food. Unless you have a large family, bulk food purchases can sometimes be a waste of money because of all the food that spoils. The following food items, however, have a long shelf life or can […]