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'The craziest thing I did to save money'

Eat less food
Eat less food © igor.stevanovic/Shutterstock.com

Eat less food

"In an effort to save money, the craziest notion I endured was to stop purchasing groceries and eat WAY less, often not eating all day into the wee hours of the night!

"I also limited any other types of purchases and since I had stocked up in the past few years, I was able to live off the items I had stocked away. For my method to work, the trick is to stock first and save after, while keeping others from using up my stockpile!"

--Dina from Illinois

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