I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t think shopping was an essential part of life. Now, I don’t recommend heading out to the mall and blowing last week’s paycheck on a new pair of shoes if you still need to pay rent. But I do think that treating yourself every now and then is more than acceptable, especially if you shop smart. Here are the shopping websites that I frequent the most and help save me serious cash! This post contains affiliate links – thank you for supporting this blog!
How many times have you strolled through the aisles at the grocery store and picked up a box of Kraft mac and cheese? Frozen pizza? Baked goods? I know that I’m guilty of succumbing to these convenient items, but I’ve learned that brands and stores hike up the prices of these items purely because of their convenience to consumers. They’ve quickly learned that consumers will pay, often times, astronomical prices for products that save a few minutes. In line with Saving Cents Week, I’ve compiled a list of (mostly food) items that I make at home to save serious cash in the long run.
Want to know how some of your favorite bloggers save a few cents here and there? I’ve done the dirty work for you and collected their tips. What helpful personal finance tips have you picked up? Let me know in the comments below!
As a college student living on a tight budget, it’s not always easy justifying spending a few extra bucks on Starbucks or eating out once a week. Justifying these little extras is a lot easier when I have accumulated extra spending money. While picking up a side hustle (and committing to it) can be incredibly time consuming, here are three resources I use to earn extra spending money that let me work at my pace.