So my dh and I just signed the purchase agree to build a new house. I need to start couponing, cutting corners, and thrifting.
Currently we have these debts: Truck, Car, Camper, Mortgage (no credit cards)
We'll be paying off the car and camper next month and we'll be renting out our current home. We have a property managing company and guaranteed rent until it's sold. The rent is approx. 100.00 less than our mortgage monthly.
So the new mortgage will be about the same as we're paying now with mortgage/car/camper. So it's not going to be too much different, but we'll have to pay for storage for our camper, an association fee, and probably a larger gas and electric bill. It's possible money will be tight and I need to learn how to live it.
I have no idea how to coupon! I'm going to start buying store brand items, buying a half cow rather than grocery store meats. Better quality for LESS than I'm paying now for crappy beef. Any other ideas on cutting corners?