Editorial: Tips to save you money on the way

Editorial: THERE are not many people who wouldn't appreciate some tips to help them save money.

Everything seems to be getting more expensive: electricity, groceries, insurance and petrol, just to name a few.

With the NewsMail's Costbuster series, we plan to give readers some useful ways they can turn over a new leaf in the new financial year.

From how to make a household budget (if you've never had one before), to how to make your money stretch further at the supermarket.

What do you do to save a dollar or two?

Do you wait for items to go on special or barter for a discount?

When I was a stay-at-home mum, I religiously scoured the supermarket catalogues for the best bargains each week and mapped out where I needed to go.

When you're on a single wage, every little bit helps.

Thankfully, the days of looking for the best bargains on nappies is well and truly behind me.

But I'd love some tips on something I can feed my kids that doesn't break the bank - and that they actually want to eat.



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