I had the privilege of being interviewed by Mint.com. Here a short excerpt from the interview.
Interview with Tawra Kellam on Saving at the Grocery Store
If you’re looking for easy ways to save money on your budget, it seems personal finance bloggers and frugal living experts have a mantra about what not to buy:
“Soda, junk food, snacks and eating out,” says blogger Tawra Kellam of Living On A Dime. “I know I keep saying this and all the money-saving gurus say this but that’s because people just blow it off and don’t really realize how much they spend buying snacks and going out to eat.”
Tawra knows a thing or two about leaving a grocery store with only the necessities. She feeds her family of four on just $450 a month without using coupons.
We recently checked in with her to get practical advice on everything from grocery shopping to talking to kids about money. Here’s what she had to say:
These are great tips. I wish I could get my husband to drop the junk food and soda to help cut back our grocery budget.