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Many of us know the plight of paying our bills down to the penny and we have mastered the skill of finding ways to eat....... These are suggestions for when payday is but a day away and your funds are almost non-existent

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10. Cereal

Truth is cereal isn't cheap but when you are broke there's nothing better than a meal that is fast to prepare and tastes like dessert! And if in the unfortunate turn of circumstances you don't not have milk..... JUST ADD WATER!!!

Truth is cereal isn't cheap but when you are broke there's nothing better than a meal that is fast to prepare and tastes like dessert! And if in the unfortunate turn of circumstances you don't not have milk..... JUST ADD WATER!!!

9. Noodles

They come in a wide array of flavors. Available in bowls, cups, and packages. If you get really fancy you can mix frozen veggies in it and turn it into a pasta dish. But for the most part, JUST ADD WATER!

They come in a wide array of flavors. Available in bowls, cups, and packages. If you get really fancy you can mix frozen veggies in it and turn it into a pasta dish. But for the most part, JUST ADD WATER!

8. Frozen Pizza

Personally, I live for those Red Barron pizzas. Only thing is you may not be able to microwave these, to your liking. You will need a toaster oven. Toaster ovens are the best friend of the broke and hungry.

Personally, I live for those Red Barron pizzas. Only thing is you may not be able to microwave these, to your liking. You will need a toaster oven. Toaster ovens are the best friend of the broke and hungry.

7. Frozen Meals

You've probably been eating frozen meals since the last payday. However, if you're the type that splurges in between you are completely relieved the day before payday when you suddenly remember you still have one remaining from the 10 for $10 promotion the local grocer had last month.

You've probably been eating frozen meals since the last payday. However, if you're the type that splurges in between you are completely relieved the day before payday when you suddenly remember you still have one remaining from the 10 for $10 promotion the local grocer had last month.

6. Spa-ghetto

Yes I called it "spa-ghetto". You boil spaghetti or angel hair pasta and squeeze your remnant ketchup packets in the noodles. Hey it's almost spaghetti!

Yes I called it "spa-ghetto". You boil spaghetti or angel hair pasta and squeeze your remnant ketchup packets in the noodles. Hey it's almost spaghetti!

5. Instant oatmeal!

There's always a lose pack of this stuff in cabinet or a drawer. It has flavor and fiber! It's quick and supposedly healthy for you. JUST ADD WATER!

There's always a lose pack of this stuff in cabinet or a drawer.

It has flavor and fiber! It's quick and supposedly healthy for you. JUST ADD WATER!

4. The Protein Bar

Yes I know that these can serve as legitimate meal replacements. I'm sure you're never really full after having one, you're simply just tired of tasting it. However, if you need to feel fuller....drink a glass of water.

Yes I know that these can serve as legitimate meal replacements. I'm sure you're never really full after having one, you're simply just tired of tasting it. However, if you need to feel fuller....drink a glass of water.

3. Pizza Again!!

I don't event need to explain this one! ONE DOLLAR SLICES OF PIZZA

I don't event need to explain this one! ONE DOLLAR SLICES OF PIZZA

2. Bread

It could be a bagel, a buttered roll, or maybe a hand full of dinner rolls. You just need enough in your tummy to interrupt the hunger pains until sunrise when direct deposit hits.

It could be a bagel, a buttered roll, or maybe a hand full of dinner rolls. You just need enough in your tummy to interrupt the hunger pains until sunrise when direct deposit hits.

1. Nothing

Some times you just go hungry. Make it spiritual and call it a fast! Meditate on being better at managing your money and bagging your lunch....

Some times you just go hungry. Make it spiritual and call it a fast! Meditate on being better at managing your money and bagging your lunch....

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