Buck stretcher -- Cut the fast food

Cut back on the convenience foods — fast-foods, microwave meals and so on.

Instead of eating fast-food or just nuking some prepackaged food when you get home, try making some simple and healthy replacements.

An hour’s worth of preparation one weekend can give you a ton of cheap and handy meals that will end up saving you a lot of cash and not eat into your time when you’re busy.

Source: The Simple Dollar

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