The Advantages of a Per Diem Food Budget

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My employers have used a per diem system for reimbursement for meals for travel.  I decided to use that system at home. Continue reading The Advantages of a Per Diem Food Budget

Is Couponing Worth the Effort?

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We regularly get Red Plum and Smart Source coupons in our Sunday newspaper. We don’t use coupons much.  We tend to buy house brands.  We’re in a small city and don’t get as many coupons in these inserts as they do in a larger city.  We tried buying the Sunday paper from a nearby major city to get the coupons.  We found more deals, but the paper cost more than what we were saving.  Most of the coupons we get in our inserts aren’t for food products. Continue reading Is Couponing Worth the Effort?