It seems like more than ever people are doing what it takes when it comes to saving money and with good reason. With rising costs in heat, fuel, rent, and food, Massachusetts residents need to find ways to cut the fat to make ends meet.

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Speaking of food, inflation is prevalent in grocery stores so you want to cut coupons, look for sales, and perhaps switch stores to get the best bang for your buck. Due to rising food costs much like grocery stores, meals at restaurants have become more expensive. However, you probably would like to have a meal out with your family every once in a while without worrying about breaking the bank. Well, we have a little secret for you and it's good news.

Kids Can Eat for Free at These 5 Restaurant Chains in Massachusetts

According to Delish, there are many chain restaurants and eateries where kids can eat for free on select nights and some of those restaurants have locations throughout Massachusetts. Let's take a look and see where you can save some money while having a delicious night out with the kids.

Those are just some big-name restaurants in Massachusetts that offer free kids meals/discounted meals which can make eating out a bit more enjoyable and less costly. It is a good idea to call ahead to make sure the location near you participates in these offers. Let's eat!

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