Midweek inspirational reading
Young cancer survivor wants to become a doctor. Hard to not be impressed with this story:
On the one hand this story is impressive. On the other, combined with the budget meals in the latest Coles magazine, it's a sign that things are tough for most people and likely to get worse. Feed your family for one dollar a serve (plus electricity for the freezer and heating to cook). This method helped this family buy a home:
Some women are spending the amount I live off in most years (saving for a house and paying off HECS), on clothes:
Do not be like everyone else, 25 ways to save money on clothes. If you do op-shop accept that moth balled clothes seem impossible to clean. I lost five dollars on a piece this week because it smelt fine in store! I am still ahead though!
Some good ideas here too:
Save money by adjusting jeans: