Monday, April 30, 2007

The Frugal Five Meet Denise

Denise is a work at home mom from Central Pennsylvania in her late 30s

What is your financial life?
I am married and have one income. We have 3 children, one will be going to community college in the fall. We own our home and have recently remodeling it.

What is your budget buster?
Groceries and utilities. Both are getting higher and higher. Seems no matter how I try to cut back, conserve, etc. These two bills still climb!

What is your favorite money saving tip?
Grocery shop for meat on Sunday and Wednesday (In my store) for the markdowns. I have cut my grocery bill in half this way.

If you had an extra $1000 what would you do with it?
Since we have recently remodelled, I would like to add the finishing touches.

What is your best resource for frugal living?
Being a work at home mom, my two fave places for sharing money saving tips are WAHM message boards- and

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1 comment:

Anita DeFrank said...

Hi Denise!
I'm from Central PA too! Mifflintown to be exact. We're smack dab in between State College and Harrisburg.

I love shopping for meats on Wednesdays. I can get some really great deals that way.