Food is a must for every one of us. No food, no nutrients. No nutrients, no energy. No energy, no work. No work, no cash to fill up your stomach. However food is one of the factors that contribute to why your cash is decreasing so much. Everyone loves eating out. A meal usually sums up to around 10 bucks or more. Dinner will definitely cost more especially more families. So, you got to eat out wisely, definitely affordably and making sure your stomach is filled up!
Plan plan plan your budget! The main reason why people spend so much either on food or other things is because of not planning. This is because they will never know what they are going to eat and how much is it. You wake up, work/study and your friends ask you to tag along for lunch. 90% would say yes to the invitation. The next thing you know, you end up in a restaurant which charges 15 bucks just for a plate of fried rice. So, plan a day before or even better, a few days before what are you going to eat, which restaurant and definitely your budget.
What do most of the people do when they get a flyer? They scrunch it up and throw it away without even taking a look at it. That is a no no thing. Take 5 seconds of your life to look at the flyer. It can be a voucher that entitles you a buy 1, free 1 meal, a free drink with a meal ordered. Although these may be their gimmicks to attract your attention but why not give it a try? You can even save up a few bucks and try their new menu at the same time.
Families will usually spend more as there are three or more eating out. Why don’t look out for restaurants where kids eat for free? Most restaurants offer a free meal or at least at a discounted price for kids, usually under 12 and usually at night. Other than that, consider sharing a larger portion meal. Meals are usually cheaper when you order a larger set. Share your meal and you will end up richer and lighter than you would be if you finish the whole meal by yourself.
These are always the things people neglect when eating out but they are all very important to make sure your cash is still good in hand. Now you can save more while eating out!