Thrifty Spending Issue 98

FEATURE ARTICLE:  Have you ever wondered if the expiration dates on foods are simply a marketing ploy or if they really mean something?

The expiration date on foods is not exact science. If you want to know for sure if you should throw food out, you need to use other senses; smell it and taste it.



MONEY SAVING TIP:  Avoid the junky emails and still get the discounts!!

Many restaurants and stores offer consumers discounts if only they create an account with the merchant and agree to receive promotional emails and other offers, which could equal tons of junk emails. Learn where to get the discounts without the junk emails.


DID YOU KNOW…that cosigning on a car loan could be a huge mistake?

But if you are determined to help the other person purchase a car, there are four things you need to do.