Something that goes hand in hand with saving money by eating dinner at home more often is packing a lunch! Eating lunches outside of the office or home can add an additional $1,000 or more to a yearly budget! When you add in a second person and kids to that total, it becomes even more substantial.
The biggest key to “brown bagging it” is planning ahead. Of course if you run out of the house in the morning on your way to an 8 hour job or a few hours of errands, you are going to need to eat eventually, so bringing a lunch option along with you can go a long way in helping you to meet your Savings Pledge
This is the fourth post in The Savings Pledge Series. Make sure to take the Savings Pledge if you have not done so already!
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