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6 Restaurants In (and Around) Atlanta To Get 50% Off A Bottle Of Wine

Pinot Noir. Super Tuscan. Chardonnay. Cabernet. There are so many different wines to choose from when you go out to eat a fine meal.  As we’ve shared on Atlanta Eats TV, don’t feel worried about choosing the lowest cost bottle of wine on the menu at a high end dining establishment because they aren’t going to put a bad bottle of vino on their wine list.   However, timing when you eat a local hot spot can make all the difference between paying $60 a bottle and $30 a bottle.   Here are six restaurants to get 50% off a bottle of wine. Pricci–(Buckhead) On Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. get a ½ off a bottle of wine.  This is a great deal for a ‘going out’ night!  (www.buckheadrestaurants.com) Barcelona Wine Bar–(Virginia Highlands) Sunday would be a great night to enjoy some taps and get ½ off a bottle of wine.  Barcelona has an incredible overall wine list (www.barcelonawinebar.com/atlanta) Mezcalito’s ...

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We Can’t Control Our Eating Out Expenses

On Atlanta Eats Radio this past weekend, I shared that more and more families in Atlanta spend more money eating out than they do saving for retirement.   If that is your case, then maybe it is time to get a financial plan in place to learn how to pay yourself first.  If savings come of the top, you won’t feel as guilty for what you spend within the rest of your overall budget.  However, if you think you are going to save what is leftover at the end of every month, expense including eating out and vacation will pull a virtual Pac-Man on your household budget.    Here are six simple ideas to help you control spending each month so you can save more for retirement. Do Brunch– We all enjoy eating at the hottest new restaurants that come on the scene here in Atlanta.  Brunch is usually half the price of dinner, so go that route first before engaging in ...

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$5 Or Less Cheap Eats Lunches In Atlanta

If you make $100,000 or more, you might wonder why you could still be living paycheck to paycheck. The truth is that dining, entertainment, and travel expenses continue to be a huge part of creating a personal spending plan for your family.  A good CEO (that’s you) knows that listening to their Private CFO® (that’s me) can help make a major dent on the bottom line.  You probably aren’t going to stop eating out a few days a week for lunch, so one idea is to simply look for the places around where you work to find lunch for $5 or less.   Most casual fare chain restaurants are designed to get you to $10, where a local joint can still get you to $5 or less. Victory Sandwich Bar (www.vicsandwich.com) – Where can you get any sandwich for $4?   Go to the Victory Sandwich Bar.   I might recommend the Mulligan (pimento cheese and ham) or consider the Weed Eater (hummus, ...

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