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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12200 on: October 07, 2018, 02:55:34 PM »
Church activity over lunchtime. They offer a sandwich lunch for those who care to partake, for $6--you can also bring your own lunch. I came up with a cheese and meat plate from various items I had around the house, and had a brown-bag lunch I liked better for no added cost!

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« Reply #12201 on: October 07, 2018, 03:21:19 PM »
-Husband and I got our flu shots at the CVS in target. Free through insurance, then a $5 target coupon apiece. Used part of it for fancy starbucks drinks to treat ourselves for getting the shots ;) then the rest for bread to make lunches for the work week.

-Went to Costco even though it's the weekend to get food for the work trip. Much cheaper for certain items (tortillas for breakfast burritos for one!), so it was worth fighting the crowds.

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« Reply #12202 on: October 08, 2018, 04:16:01 AM »
-Ending up being big savings. Realtor wanted us to pull out our garden beds and fix up our back lawn. We got a quote... drumroll please... for over $2k. UM, NO. After running through options that work with our limited time, we went and bought grass seed and we're just seeding around the beds. Raised beds can stay and lawn will (hopefully) end up lush and full, with the worn spots filled back in. $50 in grass seed (and weed and feed for the front lawn) and a morning of work will hopefully eliminate the need for $2k in work.


Grass seeds does indeed do a good job repairing your lawn and costs almost no time. And it is cheap.

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« Reply #12203 on: October 08, 2018, 07:58:18 AM »
-Ending up being big savings. Realtor wanted us to pull out our garden beds and fix up our back lawn. We got a quote... drumroll please... for over $2k. UM, NO. After running through options that work with our limited time, we went and bought grass seed and we're just seeding around the beds. Raised beds can stay and lawn will (hopefully) end up lush and full, with the worn spots filled back in. $50 in grass seed (and weed and feed for the front lawn) and a morning of work will hopefully eliminate the need for $2k in work.


Grass seeds does indeed do a good job repairing your lawn and costs almost no time. And it is cheap.

I think the issue was the company is very booked up and wouldn't be able to fit us in until last minute before we list, so they would need to sod and a bunch else. We frankly didn't have the time to deal with the yard, but we made time- will make my husband's work week much more difficult, since he couldn't work the weekend, but I'm sure he'll make it through. Now we just need to keep the dog off the lawn! Her puppy habit of ripping up grass was a major contributor to its demise, haha.


Savings this week: husband+co is doing a big work project. Instead of hotels, for the same price we rented a house through AirBnB nearby (Small family company, so this isn't particularly weird). I'm going up on meal duty. Will save them a lot of money (but especially time) to just have food available.

Bonus, this will give the grass a 5 day headstart to growing before we get back!


Savings yesterday: wanted fancy pizza after batch cooking all day for the trip. Compromised and opted for a costco pizza, which is much cheaper and gave leftovers. Still not as cheap as eating at home, but it was a good option for the day.

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« Reply #12204 on: October 08, 2018, 08:14:36 AM »
- Instead of buying loads of fabric to make a new tablecloth for our very large table, I inventoried our table linens which have been stashed in a cupboard while we used mostly placemats. Found 2 tableclothes which give a little bit of a drop (3-4inches) and one that gives a respectable 7 inch drop! Went ahead and laundered everything and have a big pile of ironing to do tonight while I watch TV. 2 tablecloths are off to the donation bin along with some blouses that I have accepted are just not flattering on me.
- Was successful in combining flu shots with a gas card promotion for $30 off my grocery bill.
- Brought my water bottle to work and will try to hold out against the caffeine draw of my soda.
- Work event tomorrow night with dinner included. Husband's going to this one too so we'll both get fed.
- Got a work trip next week where I'll be able to stay at my parents' house instead of a hotel. Visit time and getting to pocket a per diem. Will pack food and drinks for the next leg of my trip where I'll stay in a hotel. 

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« Reply #12205 on: October 08, 2018, 08:27:26 AM »
Today for breakfast I had cereal that was kept in the box for a long time. I don't eat cereal that much but don't want it to go waste. Also, I added water along with milk (almost 50:50) instead of milk only.

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« Reply #12206 on: October 08, 2018, 11:45:20 AM »
Just prepared breakfast for tomorrow so I can get out of bed a little later. I didn't pack lunch because I'll be getting lunch at work. Had a free lunch at work last week, one tomorrow and probably one next week as well. All little bits help :)

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« Reply #12207 on: October 08, 2018, 12:02:17 PM »
That's nice !!

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« Reply #12208 on: October 09, 2018, 07:31:33 AM »
Over the last couple of days:
-Got free tickets to a Tech Savvy parenting talk that I've been wanting to hear
-Sent my son with friends to an event at a theme park, and remembered that he could use his season pass for this. No out of pocket
-Renewed our library books to avoid fines
-Charged our electric car for free at work
-Swapped nanny days for when I'm out of town, which is great for my husband's work schedule, and also saves us money

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« Reply #12209 on: October 09, 2018, 10:20:26 AM »
Found a coupon by doing a quick google that will save $50 from my car maintenance bill :)

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« Reply #12210 on: October 09, 2018, 11:11:34 AM »
Because my husband keeps leaving the window unit air conditioner and TV/Fire Stick running when he falls asleep/goes to work I put smart plugs on both of them that lets me cut them off and on at certain times and cut them off from my phone if no one's home and I see they are running. 

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« Reply #12211 on: October 09, 2018, 11:48:17 AM »
Bulk cooked lunches for the week.
Cut cable. We still have internet through the cable company.
Ended HBO subscription.  This is only a small thing because we will probably get HBO when Game of Thrones is back on.

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« Reply #12212 on: October 10, 2018, 01:40:11 AM »
I wanted to get a ticket to a benefit concert (money going to a charity I like, plus a band I love... win-win). The fee for the online sale was almost $9, so when I was in the neighborhood for something else, I walked to the box office and got the ticket with no fee.

Didn't buy meat at the grocery store because there were no good sales on inexpensive cuts. I'll have eggs and beans and cheese for a few days until something goes on sale. (And lots of vegetables!)

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« Reply #12213 on: October 10, 2018, 02:02:50 AM »
Walked to work today and will walk back in the afternoon.

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« Reply #12214 on: October 10, 2018, 08:02:28 AM »
- Left last night's work event with 2 loaded takeout boxes. We have lunches for today and I'll freeze the rest to serve for another night.
- Got a ride from my boss into work today instead of calling an uber. I left my car at work and carpooled back with my husband after the work event.
- Have some work travel next week and will take tupperware for the leftovers. We were stuck at a 40 person minimum for our event and have less than half of that coming. Got the OK from the hotel to bring containers since the food's already been paid for. We just have to package it before the end of the event.
- Didn't drink soda yesterday, just kept refilling my water bottle.

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« Reply #12215 on: October 10, 2018, 08:16:08 AM »
Yesterday: after car was pronounced DOA by the mechanic, hiked 7 miles to work instead of renting a car.
Wow. This is badass. Awesome!!

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« Reply #12216 on: October 10, 2018, 09:12:36 AM »
Gave a friend a ride home when she had a sudden child issue. This meant that she did not have to pay for an Uber, so she paid for my breakfast.

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« Reply #12217 on: October 10, 2018, 11:13:37 AM »
-Usual electric car for commute + breakfast/lunch for free at work
-Talked my sister into an easy & stomach appropriate pre-race dinner this weekend, instead of going out
-Made leftovers for dinner

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« Reply #12218 on: October 10, 2018, 12:12:44 PM »
Resisted getting a morning coffee at the supermarket ($1)

I've also been tracking my public transportation expenses for almost a year now and figured that a "weekend unlimited" train plan would be cheaper than buying seperate tickets each time. 3 weekend rides (one way) and I've earned the difference back - last weekend I literally already had to make 3 and for november I already have 2 planned as well. Thanks to tracking expenses it's easier to figure out if something is worth it or not!

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« Reply #12219 on: October 10, 2018, 12:58:24 PM »
I have not done this but has anyone ordered party trays of food from a restaurant like lasagna, chicken marsala, stuffed fillet of sole, stuffed shells, eggplant parm. as examples and taken the trays home and broken them up to freeze them into individual portions? Let's say you tell the restaurant you want 3 different entrees to feed 10 people (30 total meals). Do you think there would be a cost savings to do this? I imagine you could tell them not to bake the stuff and that you would bake it yourself. That way it wouldn't be mushy. It would be a good way to get restaurant quality food at maybe a cheaper price.

Any thoughts?

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« Reply #12220 on: October 10, 2018, 01:02:59 PM »
Honestly I think I/my friends can make above-restaurant quality food for a way cheaper price (unless you mean really fancypantsy restaurants with Michelin stars and such).

And what are you trying to save costs to? Compared to going to the restaurant? To cooking yourself? To hire a chef on-site? To call a catering place that delivers on the spot?

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« Reply #12221 on: October 10, 2018, 03:01:37 PM »
Perfume/cologne ads sprayed with the product surprisingly make great air fresheners for your car.  I folded one up and put it by my dashboard a few days ago and itís actually quite effective.

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« Reply #12222 on: October 10, 2018, 03:54:55 PM »
I have not done this but has anyone ordered party trays of food from a restaurant like lasagna, chicken marsala, stuffed fillet of sole, stuffed shells, eggplant parm. as examples and taken the trays home and broken them up to freeze them into individual portions? Let's say you tell the restaurant you want 3 different entrees to feed 10 people (30 total meals). Do you think there would be a cost savings to do this? I imagine you could tell them not to bake the stuff and that you would bake it yourself. That way it wouldn't be mushy. It would be a good way to get restaurant quality food at maybe a cheaper price.

Any thoughts?

We don't typically eat restaurant style food very often (calories, portion size) & prefer to cook on our own. I'm sure it would be cheaper than eating out, but unless it's a type of cuisine you have a difficult time preparing on your own, I don't think the quality would be better

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12223 on: October 10, 2018, 04:16:28 PM »
Paid for the next 6 months of auto insurance in full, which saved us about $100 over monthly payments.

Made beans and rice for dinner and saved a couple of slightly wilted veggies in the process.

Waited until the current round of Costco member discounts to stock up on laundry supplies.

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« Reply #12224 on: October 10, 2018, 04:40:56 PM »
My Hub and I make restaurant quality food too. My real point was to have some food prepared by a caterer or restaurant and then freeze it into portions. Kind of like cook for a day, eat for a month cooking. But this way you would buy this food already prepared and just have to portion it out and freeze it. Yes, you can probably save money by making it from scratch but not everyone has the time to do that. I have plenty of time but I have very little freezer space. I buy bargains and fill my freezer. Just an idea for people who work and have little time to prepare food.

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« Reply #12225 on: October 10, 2018, 07:29:58 PM »
I ate yesterday's left over for dinner. I prepared it in large quantity yesterday, so today was no cooking day.

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« Reply #12226 on: October 11, 2018, 12:50:52 AM »
Received my annual raise, this time a bit higher than usual, because I had such a good score. As the normal time for getting a raise is in May and this came half a year late, I will receive bulk compensation for this new raise since May on my October salary on the 20th. Let's hope the stock market is still low by then, so that I can invest it in the dip.

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« Reply #12227 on: October 12, 2018, 04:55:47 AM »
My Hub and I make restaurant quality food too. My real point was to have some food prepared by a caterer or restaurant and then freeze it into portions. Kind of like cook for a day, eat for a month cooking. But this way you would buy this food already prepared and just have to portion it out and freeze it. Yes, you can probably save money by making it from scratch but not everyone has the time to do that. I have plenty of time but I have very little freezer space. I buy bargains and fill my freezer. Just an idea for people who work and have little time to prepare food.

I find it's easier to just make an extra, or three, when cook.  It doesn't take that much longer to assemble or clean.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12228 on: October 12, 2018, 08:08:36 AM »
got a free Blue Apron box from a co-worker, which means 4 free dinners for me. And I'm spending the weekend dog sitting, so I'm making side income, and using someone else's house for 3 days! Win Win.

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« Reply #12229 on: October 12, 2018, 08:25:44 AM »
As I type, the frame of a Costco rotisserie chicken ($4.99) is in the Instant Pot with vegetables, herbs, and water and should yield about 2 quarts of very inexpensive homemade stock. This plus a $1.19 bag of dried split peas, a couple of potatoes and carrots, and about $1.50 worth of ham will give us about 8 servings of delicious split pea soup.

ďSuntanĒ bell peppers were 5 for $1 at the local produce market (Iím not sure Iíve ever seen them this cheap) so I stocked up and will slice and freeze them for later use.

Our 14-year-old dryer is acting up. Husband can fix it on his next day off (no replacement cost!) but in the meantime, we have enough drying rack and hanging space to dry one medium-sized load at a time overnight (reduced energy costs!). Spreading laundry over multiple days will also keep the 14-year-old washer happy.

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« Reply #12230 on: October 12, 2018, 10:14:46 AM »
Been catsitting for a friend who's given me free reign over his kitchen, so I've been eating mostly for free.

Also, didn't buy any beer this week.  This is a spendypants area of mine that needs improvement, so I consider that win.

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« Reply #12231 on: October 13, 2018, 09:17:15 AM »
I shaved the poodles.  I did pay, once, to have them groomed when I was overwhelmed about a year ago.  This is how I know that I save about $180 each time I do it myself.  Next week sometime, I'll get the whetstone, and I'll disassemble, clean, and sharpen the blades.  New blades cost $20-$30 a pop, so taking care of the ones I have saves me in the long run.

Today, I'm harvesting everything from the garden that won't take a hard freeze; mostly squash, beans, rutabagas, and cabbages.  I'll also save a few of the red carrot seed heads for planting next year.

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« Reply #12232 on: October 13, 2018, 09:59:04 AM »
We had leftovers for dinner today.
We went grocery shopping and bought eggs at 35% off, because the best before date is "only" two weeks from now.
 

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« Reply #12233 on: October 14, 2018, 09:37:19 AM »
Asked for a discount at a concert and got two tickets for $20 together instead of $70.  Also gave fabric scraps and leftover foam to a friend, and got a large container of soup and the loan of some needed tools. 

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« Reply #12234 on: October 14, 2018, 09:54:35 AM »
Prepping the house for sale savings:
-Had BIL over to help remove the canopy from our truck, then went and did a dump run, then went and got bark. Redid a bunch of areas that really needed it and re-laid pavers as stepping stones. Don't want to imagine how much this would have cost to hire out.
-Got out and did work before our yard bin is picked up. It's only picked up every two weeks- so filling it now probably is avoiding a yard waste trip. ~$8 minimum and a drive (and taking the damn canopy off and on again, lol) saved.
-Moving all our own furniture in advance of flooring being replaced.
-Looked up the how to and bought new ring to re-install our toilets after the flooring is done. Flooring company will take them out, but isn't allowed to put them back in.
-While it certainly isn't mustachian to hire someone to paint for us, doing it ourselves wasn't an option on our timeline. Still, connected with an old neighbor who will give us a 'friends and family' rate and take a small job (just one room). Plus, he's going to just use leftover paint he already has to touch up baseboards, so that saves us buying additional paint.
-In spite of periodic STRONG desires to do so, I haven't hired a dog sitter for the goddamn puppy that gets into everything and makes every task a million times harder ;) Just trying to be patient and judicious with enrichment toys and crate time.
-Batch cooking today, so whatever happens with flooring nonsense, it'll be quick + easy to avoid eating out/eating convenience foods.

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« Reply #12235 on: October 14, 2018, 10:30:27 AM »
Fixed overflowing washing machine. The thing is at least 20 years old, and every 8-9 years we have to clean out the air pressure hose that activates the water shutoff valve. This time we also bleached it since the blockage seemed to be biological (yuck).

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« Reply #12236 on: October 14, 2018, 04:48:32 PM »
We tried an Aldi ground coffee today, which tastes very similar to our usual coffee.  We are both particular about our vice of choice, and if we are going to save by making it ourselves, it still has to be good.  This one is good, and at $3 a bag, down from our usual $9 a bag, we are going back for a lot more bags.  Fill the freezer!

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« Reply #12237 on: October 14, 2018, 05:37:34 PM »
We tried an Aldi ground coffee today, which tastes very similar to our usual coffee.  We are both particular about our vice of choice, and if we are going to save by making it ourselves, it still has to be good.  This one is good, and at $3 a bag, down from our usual $9 a bag, we are going back for a lot more bags.  Fill the freezer!

Coffee is something I have not optimized yet. I don't ever get coffee out, but I pay $13 a pound for coffee beans that are roasted a mile away from me, and that lasts about 2 weeks. So I spend $26 a month on coffee beans. It's not really that much, and I so enjoy my morning coffee...I've tried to buy cheaper beans at the grocery store, and they taste so bad compared to the ridiculous $13 beans. I can't decide if I should get used to the cheaper beans, or not stress so much about a $26 a month expense...

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« Reply #12238 on: October 14, 2018, 05:49:23 PM »
We tried an Aldi ground coffee today, which tastes very similar to our usual coffee.  We are both particular about our vice of choice, and if we are going to save by making it ourselves, it still has to be good.  This one is good, and at $3 a bag, down from our usual $9 a bag, we are going back for a lot more bags.  Fill the freezer!

Coffee is something I have not optimized yet. I don't ever get coffee out, but I pay $13 a pound for coffee beans that are roasted a mile away from me, and that lasts about 2 weeks. So I spend $26 a month on coffee beans. It's not really that much, and I so enjoy my morning coffee...I've tried to buy cheaper beans at the grocery store, and they taste so bad compared to the ridiculous $13 beans. I can't decide if I should get used to the cheaper beans, or not stress so much about a $26 a month expense...

I have found my most sustainable option to be to cut the good beans with the cheap ones. I've worked up to 50/50, but I started with my $16/lb beans 75% and costco coffee 25%. Might be worth a try =) I find the costco house roast to be inoffensive, if a little flat- perfect for blending with a good but higher acid fancy coffee.

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« Reply #12239 on: October 14, 2018, 06:01:39 PM »
Roommate at a PDC course left behind two new-in-box flashlights and a set of sheets. The flashlights are now stored in our earthquake kit and I’m washing the sheets to add to our linen closet.

Biked to errands three times today, rather than driving.

Bought LED ceiling light fixtures and some hardware for 40 percent off at the OSH Hardware closeout sale.

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« Reply #12240 on: October 14, 2018, 08:38:39 PM »
I said no to a friend who called me to ice cream parlor. I like ice cream but don't want to spend $6 for a serving.

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« Reply #12241 on: October 15, 2018, 05:15:02 AM »
We tried an Aldi ground coffee today, which tastes very similar to our usual coffee.  We are both particular about our vice of choice, and if we are going to save by making it ourselves, it still has to be good.  This one is good, and at $3 a bag, down from our usual $9 a bag, we are going back for a lot more bags.  Fill the freezer!

I'm a huge fan of the Aldi coffee.  Especially at the price.  Unfortunately, the nearest Aldi to me is a 45 minute drive so I don't make it as often as I'd like.

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« Reply #12242 on: October 15, 2018, 07:59:28 AM »
- First cooler weather hit this weekend and we had 2 glorious days of the AC being off. Now it's back into the 90s so we clicked it back on, but for a brief moment it was incredible.
- Went to the Friends of the Library book sale and stocked up on books/ DVDs. I got 21 new books and am challenging myself to not go to the library or buy any new books until I read through all of there.
- Successfully returned the robot vaccuum we got as gift for amazon credit and used that credit to buy lowes gift cards.
- Used the gift cards to buy in-stock blinds for the downstairs. Saved $200 compared to the custom ones my husband was eyeballing.
- Installed them ourselves, saving $99. This took less than an hour and required no more than a screw driver and a pencil. People really pay $100 for this?!
- Already noticed a temperature difference in the downstairs so will have some savings on our energy bill. We didn't get the really energy efficient honeycomb blinds that I wanted, but I'll take what I can get. Pup is not pleased at the disappearance of his sunspots.
- Did not eat out at all over the weekend despite strong desire to be lazy. Going grocery shopping for a few odds and ends tonight so my husband doesn't go by himself on Tuesday. He has a tendency to go off list.

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« Reply #12243 on: October 15, 2018, 12:46:21 PM »
We had a nice rain so turned off the irrigation for the maximum eight days.

Made coffee at home in a French press and added the grounds to the sheet mulch under our grapevine.

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« Reply #12244 on: October 15, 2018, 02:35:08 PM »
Comcast billed me $50 for next month, Internet-only service.  Called to cancel, so they dropped it back to $30.  (Was $20, but that was the teaser rate.)

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12245 on: October 15, 2018, 03:17:08 PM »
We have had our ac off for two days too!

Eating leftover meatloaf that we had in July. I had it frozen and vac packed it and looks great. Also, having frozen rice that was left over from a couple of weeks ago. Easy peasy dinner with some frozen veggies.

My freezer and dishwasher broke and I bought new ones. When I got my electric bill it says the bill went down 17% from last month! The freezer was old but dishwasher was probably 7 years old. Freezer probably 25 years old. Hard to believe my electric bill went down that much because we have run our bedroom ac since May and living room ac up till about a week and a half ago. I'll take it!

Unfortunately, we have gone directly from ac to heat! Weather in New England is unpredictable!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12246 on: October 15, 2018, 06:42:46 PM »
I've been chasing cheaper house insurance.  Country Australia, hobby farm.  Many companies won't cover a hobby farm. 

I have had quotes that started around $2300, and down to $1800.  All of them boast a low excess, even though I have asked for the highest one possible.

Today, success.  WFI (Wesfarmers) has offered me a $10,000 excess for $855, and farm liability (in case our animals stray and hurt someone or cause an accident for $242.  All up, $1097, which is over a thousand less than any other that includes farm liability.

It is worth shopping around.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12247 on: October 15, 2018, 07:44:16 PM »
 Approx. 7 years ago I called Allstate who was our insurance company for probably 30 years. I asked if they could lower our insurance. We had one pick up truck, one  Honda CRV and a two wheel utility trailer. We also had house insurance and an umbrella policy. Our rates thru Allstate went up and up. I contacted our agent to see if he could reduce our rates. He called back and said no. I called AARP and got the same, maybe better insurance and it cost me about $900 less per year. Check it out!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12248 on: October 15, 2018, 09:05:00 PM »
Yesterday's leftover for dinner.
Didn't use Fan as the weather was already optimal for me.


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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #12249 on: October 16, 2018, 12:23:00 AM »
Walked to work and will walk back later today.

Cooked a dinner from cheap ingredients yesterday. I didn't really enjoy the taste of swede, even though I mixed it with carrots to make it sweeter.