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How Can I Lower My Monthly Bills?

Posted On: April 9, 2021 by Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri in: Budgeting, Debt Management, Personal Finances, Save Money, Savings, Spending

It’s the question that every household asks. What can I do to cut my monthly costs? And it’s a great question! No one wants to spend unnecessary money when there are mouths to feed and basketball uniforms to pay for. While you can tighten the budget by setting strict guidelines for yourself, your experts here at Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri have a few more realistic ways to lower monthly bills.  Plan Meals Ahead of Time  At first glance, planning meals ahead of time may not sound like it has anything to do with your finances but trust us - this can make a huge difference! When you plan meals ahead, you can write down the list of ingredients you need at the store that week. Taking a list to the store can help you cut down on wandering down the aisles and picking up food you don’t need. While getting groceries, you can also choose the store brand instead of the name brand! Lastly, having a plan in place for meals, with all