I’ve added a new item to my bucket list. Get invited to a home cooked meal at Steve and Annette Economidies. She had me at lamb chops…
Steve and Annette have been married for the better part of 3 decades. This frugal family didn’t start out as money masters, but over the years they’ve learned how to do more with the money they had. Annette shares that finding ways to accomplish their goals without debt became a game.
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This family started their early years learning to thrive on $835/month and decided from the beginning not to borrow money. Instead, they chose to scour garage sales, negotiate everything, and develop strategies to help them keep more of their hard earned cash.
The Economidies used a secret system to manage their money…well, it’s no secret at all folks. Living on a budget helped this family of 7 live on an average salary of $35,000 and:
The average family is spending $200/person/month on groceries. For a family of four, you’re looking at $800/month on food. How does your budget stack up?
“I learned to stretch our money until it begged for mercy.” ~ Annette Economidies
Visit Steve and Annette’s website: Money Smart Family
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