Buying your first home is tough stuff. It's not 1965 where one income and being paid minimum wage can buy you a nice home in the suburbs. That doesn't exist anymore. Yeah, Boomers, Millennials have it tough. That's not a complaint and that's not an excuse. You can still find homeownership.
Eliminate Eating Out
Don't eat out for a month and see how much money you save. Maybe it's not realistic to eliminate it completely but the reality is this is coming from someone who's eaten out six times in nine months.
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Meatless Monday is a fun way to eliminate meat for one day. Meat is usually the most expensive part of the grocery budget. If you began supplementing meat once or twice or every single day of the week with beans and with vegetables you will save money.