Trying to save on the daily costs is difficult. From running to the store for bread and milk, or attending that last minute meeting which happens to be taking place in the office, a distance away.

Here are a few ideas to help you save smartly on a daily basis.

Spend less time on the road

Daily shopping for basic necessities such as bread and milk is common. A quick stop after work or during the day is the most convenient way to grab what you need, but these costs add up. Consider buying the items that don’t perish too quickly when you do your grocery shopping so that you don’t spend as much each week. Alternatively you can batch buy on a weekly basis.

Fuel-friendly vehicles

Thinking of changing your car? If so, you might want to think about choosing a car that is great with fuel efficiency, which generally also costs less to maintain. This means, you get more kilometers with less petrol. The pandemic may be a thing of the past in a few months, but the repercussions of rebuilding our economy will take some time. Having a fuel-efficient car for the next couple of years is a smart decision!

In-house dining

We are all guilty of buying take-outs mainly because of the convenience, and in today’s fast-paced world, sometimes we are just too tired to cook a meal. Preparing your meals at home is much more affordable than buying take-outs. It also means you will be making use of your groceries. Create a weekly menu so you know exactly what you are preparing for each day and then plan accordingly. You can still add a day or two in-between for the odd treat.

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