I almost made an expensive and unnecessary blunder this morning. I put on a pair of shoes for work, saw the scuffed toes and said to myself, "I really need a new pair of shoes." Within a half second, I spotted the shoe polish I have sitting in my shoe hanger. It took me less than a minute to polish the toes of my shoes making them look brand new again. I saved myself $20 - $60 and a trip to the shoe store!
Recently, Rachel Mari wrote an article for Budget Savvy titled, How to Beat the 'Emergency Spending' Situation. Her advice is especially timely as we all work even harder to make do with what we already have.
Rachel has agreed to write a series of articles on this subject. Her next piece will be published within the next week or two. Keep an eye out for it.