Thrift http://wunc.org en How 'The Grocery Game' Might Help You Save Money This New Year http://wunc.org/post/how-grocery-game-might-help-you-save-money-new-year <p><strong>Updated Wednesday 1/8/14: </strong>So, earlier this week, I told you about a little game I play with my husband every January. It involves our grocery money.</p><p>We give ourselves a budget, and tell ourselves that, no matter what, we will not go over that amount of money for groceries.</p><p>On Sunday (our shopping day) gave ourselves $150 that should last all week for our 3-person family. (Usually we just "try our best" with our shopping, but don't give ourselves a monetary limit.) We spent $60 for our first shop and had $90 left for the rest of the week.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 28477 at http://wunc.org How 'The Grocery Game' Might Help You Save Money This New Year 6 Ways To Give Great Presents For Little Or Nothing http://wunc.org/post/6-ways-give-great-presents-little-or-nothing <p>We've seen Black Friday turn into the Black Friday Weekend. That has led into Cyber Monday, and then a series of mad dashes for the perfect holiday gift. But, what if there was a better way? Do we really need to spend money to procure a great gift? Here are six ideas for creative holiday gifts without opening your wallet.</p><p><strong>1. Resell the books on your bookshelf.</strong></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:31:54 +0000 Carol Jackson 26757 at http://wunc.org 6 Ways To Give Great Presents For Little Or Nothing