For those of you who are effected by the credit crunch you may be wondering if there is a more budget way of living or if I can still stay healthy during this time of low budget.. Here are some basic tips to keep you on that needed budget, to save some money as well as stay healthy (beauty). Some of these health tips you may already be using, some of the tips you may not..
1 ) – Eat At Home – Eat at home and shop from supermarkets. As a meal suggestion, try frying a small amount of veges with rice, this is a very cheap meal that tastes great and lastly is very healthy..
Possible budget saving of $50 dollars a week or more depending on how often..
2 ) – Drink Filtered Water – Drink filtered tap water rather than bottled which costs a lot. This tip is only for those that have okay water from the tap, if your water is unfit for drinking do not use this.. You can get a water expert to test your water quality here..
Possible budget saving of $20 dollars a week or more depending on if water is suitable..
3 ) – Possibly Quit the Gym – This one is optional, you could quit the gym and start jogging or buy an exercise bike for at home.
Possible budget saving of $15 dollars a week or more depending of Gym membership fee or if going to a Gym..
4 ) – Electricity – Use all energy saving lights in your house and turn off lights or electricity when leaving each room. If you have electric hot water turn off during the the time you do not use and turn back on when you do, a good idea is to use a power timer here. Simply turning off the hot water regular can save around 70 to 80 dollars a month in electric bills..
Possible budget saving of $20 dollars a week or more depending on amount of family and water use..
5 ) – Skin Care – Try using quality skin care and health products ( Such as the Skin Care Provided at Emu Store ) that goes further and lasts longer. That way you do not need to buy as much and can save in the end..
6 ) – Pack your Lunch – Now is a good time to pack your lunch for at work or for the kids.. I remember when this used to be standard anyway, however in modern times seems less and less. It may be time to go back to those times for your kids if you are not doing this already..
Possible budget saving of $50 dollars a week or more..
7 ) – Eat Fruit – This is a simple and really healthy solution, instead of junk food for the kids or yourself, eat quality fruit that is in season, that way it is always cheaper and healthier.. Think about how it will effect your health in the end, by staying away from processed foods..
Possible budget saving of $20 dollars a week or more..
Now that some of these tips are used you may be imagining how much money you would save by using some of these. If all are applied, the savings could be at least 200 to 300 dollars a month or more.. Imagine what you could do with that money at the end of the year, it could be for a holiday or for cool new toy, whatever it is these tips can help keep you healthy and have more money, which for those that need it can really help when on a budget..
If you can think of any more Beauty or health tips for those on a budget comment about it below..