My Favorite Money Saving Tip – Learn to Cook

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The following is a throwback blog swap post from Joe at Retire By 40, where he writes about his journey to early retirement and other fun stuff along the way!

My favorite money saving tip is to learn to cook. Food takes up a huge chunk of everyone’s budget and the easiest way to reduce that expenditure is to cook at home. I came home today to find Mrs. RB40 stabbing a potato while complaining that a baked potato costs 6 bucks at the cafeteria! $6 for a baked potato? That’s ridiculous. It’s a good thing she knows how to make a great baked potato.

I was lucky that I learned to cook in my parents’ small Thai Restaurant. Well, to tell the truth it sucked to be working at the restaurant when I was in high school, but I picked up an invaluable skill set. I can cut . . . → Read More: My Favorite Money Saving Tip – Learn to Cook