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Products You Should Get at Walgreens (Or Not)

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1 Don’t Buy: Milk

If you don’t have time to run to the grocery store, you might buy a gallon of milk from Walgreens. Before you take your jug to the checkout counter, however, be sure to check the expiration date. Since they don’t have a steady supply like grocery stores, drugstores are known to sell out-of-date milk. Gross.

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While you can still choose to buy your milk at Walgreens, it’s better to stay away from it altogether. The thought that you might grab an expired jug is enough reason to wait until you get a chance to go to the grocery store.

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Financial Tip

Did you know that the majority of the population would be able to save much more money every month than they think? When you think about all the non-essential things you buy, it’s pretty easy to believe! According to the long-proven 50/30/20 rule, you should set aside:

  • 50% of your budget for essential expenses such as housing and food;
  • 30%—maximum!—for non-essential spending;
  • At least 20% of your income should be put into savings.

When you think about it, it’s a pretty logical way to manage your finances. Unfortunately, too few people take the time to make a detailed budget and think about it. With our best saving tips article, though, you will be able to get to your goal quickly and, who knows, maybe you’ll have a little more leeway for your non-essential spending!