I used to be able to convince myself that the money I spent eating out was reasonable, but then my wife and I started tracking our expenses. The results were eye-opening: I spend this much in restaurants? Clearly, a change needed to happen. It came in the form of a $2 piece of plastic--the Tupperware container I use to start bringing my own lunch. And though the savings is only a little bit each day, I started noticing the extra money in my pocket pretty quickly.
The fact is, bringing food from home instead of buying it while you're out can result in colossal improvements to your bottom line. We decided to put this idea to the test at EatingWell. Using the menus from national lunch chains and the prices from national online grocers, we calculated just how much you could save per year making a few alterations to your lunch-buying habits. I'veRead More »from Save $3,392 on Lunch