This week's Frugal Friday saves you money by cooking at home! You may have saw a post from us a while back about bringing your lunch, and also one about freezing leftovers. This bit of frugality goes along with those, in which you will save a TON by cooking at home!
The Motley Fool figures
that the average American spends $45.68 going out to eat each week. Take that times 2 adults, that's $91.35/week per household, or $365.38 a month. Add children into that mix and you've spent well over $5,000 a year in dining or take out. Imagine the cost savings you would have in your pocket - or bank account - if you meal planned and began cooking from home.
Have A Plan
How to make cooking from home simple, you may ask? Two words - Meal. Plan.
This can be attained a couple different ways. Either you plan out what to make each night for the week, or you coordinate your larger meals with what leftovers you will have from them.
Cooking Not For You?
If cooking is not in your wheelhouse, you should have a way to fund that habit. Fortunately, CreditSoup.com
has several credit card options available that offer rewards
or cash back
when dining out. Get paid while you eat!
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