My youngest son and I never spend our change when we get a jar full I have him count it out and roll it then we take it to the bank and put it into savings it also helped him learn the value of money and how to count
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One of the best ways to save money is to make use of your local public library. Our library not only has books and magazines, but classic and current movies on DVD or VHS. Library cards are free when you present a driver's license or other form of ID. The library is certainly a great resource for saving money. Blessings, Meg
If you are a member of AARP or know someone who is, check out the August/September 2011 AARP Bulletin for a pull-out section featuring 99 ways to save money. Notbody can do all 99, but I'm sure you will find at least a few you haven't thought of before.
We've found one of the best ways to save money is to make sure you have a plan to use all the groceries you've bought. Wash and cut fruit and store in single serving containers. Prep veggies and ingredients at night for the next day's meals. Keep lots of single serving tupperware containers for leftovers. Having a solid plans helps keep food and leftovers from rotting and decreases the temptation to eat out!
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