Unit price is an important way of comparing the effective cost of different package sizes. Generally speaking, the lower the unit price, the better the deal, and larger packages usually offer a better unit price. Savvy shoppers know [...]
Save $1,000 per year on coffee Take-out coffee is expensive, especially from specialty coffee stores like Starbucks, Peet's and Seattle's Best. When you consider that the average American coffee drinker consumes as much as 3-4 cups per day, it really adds up! Making coffee at [...]
Bottle your own water for less than 2 cents per bottle Even the cheapest store brand bottled water costs more than 10 times as much as you need to spend. The cheapest alternative is to use your own reusable metal/plastic bottle or reuse an empty bottle you purchased previously. Then fill with tap water [...]
Get rid of paper coffee filters Consider a reusable filter instead of paper filters for the coffee machine. Depending of the amount of coffee you brew it could save you money and reduce your waste.
Avoid expensive cocktail mixers Store brand cocktail mixers often taste the same as their name brand counterparts. Taste for yourself and save. For parties, store brand juice and tonic/soda water are a great alternative and offer a huge savings boost. Consider making your own ice [...]
Buy wine and beer in quantity for more savings Found a beer or wine that you like? Ask the retailer about a case discount as you can save 10%-20% by buying in quantity. Make sure to properly store the wine bottles and check beer labels for freshness dates. This will also help to prevent last [...]