All around the country, people are having trouble making ends meet. Earlier this month, 16 million people were claiming unemployment benefits and the US economy is projected to retract for the first 2 quarters of the year. This means that now is a time when everyone is tightening their belts. We found this helpful to help us through these frugal tough times. Cutting expenses can be hard so be kind to yourself when you’re working on it. Also, if you’re having housing insecurity or food insecurity, there are plenty of local resources to help you out so don’t be afraid to reach out to food banks or other help you might need. We’ll all get through this together.