Resources available to single parents in a financial bind include government-supported safety-net programs. Budgeting is also critical.
Consumers can offset living costs and expenses by sharing them in a collaborative fashion.
When it comes to food budget savings, what comes first -- the chicken or the egg?
Investing in a printer is worthwhile for anyone who prints fairly often. Save photo printing for providers with the right equipment.
Some call the upscale supermarket 'Whole Paycheck' because you can spend a lot of money there in a flash. But we found some items that are cheaper here than at Safeway.
Ease the stress of living on minimum wage by drawing on government and other assistance programs. Also, invest in yourself.
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