We all hate wasting food, almost as much as we love saving money. So anything that can help us save money AND food is a good idea! And those are the key benefits to vacuum sealers. A vacuum food sealer is basically a small gadget, usually about the size of two boxes of aluminum foil side by side, that literally sucks the air out of the bag of food you’re trying to save. Air is one of the key players in food spoilage, so the more you can remove from your packaging, the longer the food will last. But can they really save you money? Yes, but you need to factor in your food shopping and cooking habits to determine how much. Read all about it on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.