Living on a low income
I sometimes wonder if game show contestants and sweepstakes winners really want the (non-cash) prizes they’re awarded. It seems like the mere possession of such things can make life unduly complicated (and possibly more expensive). I like to imagine how I’d respond if offered some of these “finer things” of life.
If it was free, would I really want…
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As a society we are quite wasteful with our money and when we look at our spending habits it is easy to see where we can make noticeable savings.
This article provides helpful tips on cutting your weekly spend. It is aimed at students but has many valuable pointers for anyone who is living on a low income.
We may all be tightening our belts, but just how far would we goto save money? Teacher Kath Kelly lived on just £1 a day for a whole year, and lived to tell the tale. Jamie Merrill followed her lead in 2008 – and learned some life-changing lessons on the way