Want to be able to provide for your family of four? Move west.
Sure, go ahead and clip coupons, bargain-hunt and steal the best deal you can, but try to steer clear of the following areas when you do.
The lines get blurred when deciding just how much to give and exactly who should get a tip.
How much could that doggie (or kitty) in the window cost? Anywhere from $580 to $875 per year just for the basics, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Buying in bulk is a classic savings strategy, and probably a good idea if you have the space and know you can use what you buy.
Extremely forgetful customer leaves giant pile of cash at restaurant.
Lists of the best and worst states to live in abound, for reasons including obesity, tax rates and cost of living.
The occasional makeup shopping spree can leave your wallet in need of some recovery, but how much are you really spending on your products?
Think you can’t take a big bite out of your food budget? Eating fewer restaurant meals is one way to save, but there are plenty more.
If your wallet gets stolen, whether it’s an inconvenience or a catastrophe will depend on what you’ve got in there.