Brown Bagging It

Our household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, always says one of the best ways to significantly cut household spending is to skip lunches out and start brown bagging it. This week, she hit the road with Sacramento’s KOVR TV reporter Melissa Cabral to show viewers just how much can be saved by simply packing a lunch. Here are some examples: The average deli price of a turkey and cheese sandwich Read more ...

Quick and Easy Meals for Spring

There are only a few days left in March, but it’s better late than never to celebrate National Nutrition Month. With warmer temps and a change of seasons often comes a change in menu. Here’s how to give your meals a healthy spring makeover.   Eat your veggies. Spring and summer usher in a whole new selection of fresh veggies. Take advantage by pairing crunchy vegetables (instead of chips) Read more ...