Today’s essay is by Leah Noel VanProoven, a student at the University of Arizona in Biochemistry. She shares how one money lesson when she was young turned into some money saving magic as she got older.
Grandma taught me how to balance my checkbook and keep track of expenses, shop for the best deals, use coupons as well as special promotions and discounts.
In the meantime, because of the financial education I received at home, I've learned a few wise money tricks of my own, and I've even been able to teach Grandma a thing or two!
I use the Walmart savings catcher app. After each shopping trip, I scan my receipt into the savings catcher app.
I always carry various store cards that automatically give me the advertised cheaper price for loyal customers. Some stores have cards that automatically keep track of your purchases and then reward you with free merchandise.