Smart Choices

Hunt, Mary
July 2008
Guideposts;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p72
The article offers tips on how to adjust to a reduced income. It suggests keeping track with a detailed record of spending. It advices cooking the meals instead of going to fast foods and restaurants which are expensive. It also recommends using facilities properly. Furthermore, it indicates Web sites which offer information on markets and recipes including mygrocerydeals.com and guidepostsmag.com.


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