Hudson Valley Parent

HVP January 2015

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 6 of 40 ■ Hudson Valley Parent 7 • Kid's parties • Sweet sixteens • Proms & school dances • All types of special events • Communions • Neon parties Simple ways to save money now Family life T he start of the new year is often a time for resolutions and improvements to your daily lifestyle. While many people vow to lose weight or take a big trip, others might focus on trying to save money. Here are some easy ways to start sav- ing now and develop smart shopping habits for the remainder of 2015. Plan meals Instead of impulsively buying produce and other perishable items while grocery shopping, try to make a plan for all your meals that week or month. Store brands Another simple way to save mon- ey this year is to make the switch to private or store brands. Many items can be purchased at a fraction of the name brand price, and there is often little or no difference in quality. Digital coupons You can score great deals by clip- ping coupons, but it can be a time consuming process. New digital al- ternatives can make the process less painstaking. Many stores offer digi- tal coupon programs, which let users create a profile where they can pin the coupons most relevant to them. You can have instant savings on your cell phone or computer for items you use the most, without ever touching a newspaper or pair of scissors. Article provided by State Point

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Hudson Valley Parent - HVP January 2015