Pack Your Lunch And Save Big

February 25, 2014 3:49 PM
Pack Your Lunch And Save Big
" BOSTON (CBS ) – This is America Saves Week. All week we will be looking at small changes you can make to save big. Nothing really dramatic here but you will need to have discipline to be consistent over time.

Packing lunches. We have talked about this before. I usually pack my lunch when I come into the studio. It is quicker than stopping somewhere and a lot less expensive. Buying your lunch, unless you work for a company that subsidizes your lunch because they don’t want you leaving the premises, easily costs $7 to $10.

Even the drive-thrus cost that much and if you stop at a grocery store that has prepared food they sell by the pound; lunch could cost $10. It’s perhaps better for you than the drive-thru but pricy.

Pack your lunch as often as you can. It’s a great way to use up those leftovers. I do know it’s not always doable every day, but as often as you can will have a big impact on the food budget "

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