July 13, 2011
Army News Service|by Eric Kowal
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- If someone said you could purchase $150 worth of groceries and walk away only paying $3, would you believe it?
While you may have some doubts, the proof is in the pudding. Pun intended.
Jody Jarrell, a Picatinny Arsenal employee, a former Soldier and spouse of a currently deployed Soldier, knows how to save and save immensely. Not only does she do it for herself, but she is willing to show other consumers how to attain the same savings
It all started about 4 1/2 years ago when she was still on active duty. Jarrell was a sergeant just returning from an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan when one of her Soldiers wanted to borrow $20 to buy baby formula for her child.
"I vowed to never be put in that situation again," Jarrell said. "I wanted to learn how to help people save money.
"It made no sense to me that two people who were raising a child and both had jobs couldn't afford baby formula," she remembers.
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