Balanced FI Podcast

19. 3 Ways to Use Meal Planning to Save Money

Episode Summary

In this week's episode, we are discussing meal planning as a way to save money (and reduce stress).

Episode Notes

Welcome to the Balanced FI Podcast, episode 19! Thank you so much for listening in! 

Meal planning helps save money in multiple ways, plus it reduces so much stress for busy families.

  1. Meal planning reduces food waste
  2. Meal planning limits impulse buys
  3. Meal planning reduces the expenses of eating out

     BONUS: Meal planning reduces stress

TIP: online grocery shopping/ grocery pickup makes life easier and saves both time & money. 

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Read: 3 Ways to Use Meal Planning to Save Money

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Buy: Meal Planner Printable Bundle



USDA: Food Waste FAQs