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How To Save Money on Household Supplies and Groceries

Tidy up the practical way! NOW is the best time to learn how to save money every day, get started by checking out our practical tips!

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Life can be hectic with so many things to juggle each day. Minsan magulo lang talaga. Whether you are a full-time working parent or a student figuring out your schedule, it can be easy to lose track of time and money.

Here we’ll share our money saving tips, so you aren’t constantly running out of cash and choices.

Use a diary and at the beginning of the week get your schedule in order. Plan meals, budgets and supermarket trips, creating lists for each thing you need to do. It eliminates costly last-minute decisions that waste more money in the long run.

How to save money on cleaning products

There are two key ways you can save money on cleaning products:

  1. Make homemade alternatives such as an easy all-purpose cleaner made from one cup of water and one cup of white vinegar.

  2. Recycle or reuse old cleaning products and items to get more for your money. Spray bottles and other cleaning bottles are common materials in crafts.

How to save money on groceries

There are five easy ways you can save money on your weekly shop:

  1. Create a meal plan.

    This will both save time and make sure you are able to create a very specific shopping list.

  2. Stick to the shopping list.

    Take a shopping list with you and stick to it, avoiding the purchase of unnecessary items. Umiwas sa impulse buying!

  3. Save leftovers.

    Store leftovers in a container and pop it in the freezer as a meal for another day.

  4. Shop alone.

    The reality is it is easy to cave in if you have other people contributing ideas that aren’t on the shopping list.

  5. You save bigger when you buy in bulk.

    Try to plan ahead and buy in larger quantities at larger membership store chains.This saves you money in the long run and also saves you having to make more store trips.

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Want even more tips to save money on your grocery trips? Read up on our guide for planning your shopping list.

Now you have great ideas for how to manage time as well as saving tips to make your monthly income go further. We hope you’ll be able to use our guide to take steps to reduce stress and make more time for yourself.

Do you want to learn which household cleaning tasks cause the most stress?  Then read our Heated Household data analysis. 

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