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Food, Fitness and Your Budget

 

Make the most of your food dollars

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported a significant increase in the consumer price index for food. Although we can’t make prices decrease, we can shop wisely and manage the food we have to get the best value for our food dollars...more

 

Summer can create challenges for food budget

Summertime can pose challenges to the family food budget because children are eating more meals at home. Here are some tips to help keep costs down while providing balanced, nutritious meals...more

 

Resources to help you save

Information about several programs/resources including Supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), food stamps, food pantries, WIC...more

 

Reduce your food budget

If it seems like you are spending more money every time you go to the grocery store, you are right. A little planning with some minor changes can help you eat healthy without breaking your budget...more

 

Squeezed by rising food prices?

Small changes in your shopping and food consumption habits can mean saving big money at the grocery store...more

 

Living on less: Tips for stretching pennies

Weekly headlines in rural Missouri tell of layoffs, business closings and the financial state of the region. It’s not a pretty picture....Living on less can relate to money, food, transportation, clothing, entertainment and extras. Living on less doesn't always mean doing without, but it takes some management...more


Cost of Thanksgiving meal decreases in 2009

Since 1986, the American Farm Bureau Federation has conducted a survey about the cost of Thanksgiving dinner. This year, the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal is lower than it was in 2008...more

 

 

 

 

 

 


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