10 family-friendly budgeting tips
Raising children usually means a season of household expenditure going up, and income inconveniently going down. Try our tips to make the family budget stretch that little bit further.
3. Menu plan. Plan the week’s menu before you shop, so you only buy what you need. Menu plans ensure you always have what you need to cook dinner, avoiding emergency trips to the dairy, extra supermarket ‘dashes’ and expensive takeaways
4. Shop online. Online shopping means you can keep an eye on your running total, so there are no frights at the checkout, and you can discreetly remove non-essential items from your trolley if you’re going over budget. If you’re prone to impulse buying, consider shopping online for non-grocery items as well, avoiding potential temptations at the mall
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