10 ways to save on grocery shopping 2


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Making ends meet each month can be difficult. Finding ways to trim your budget can be tricky but very beneficial for your bottom line. Use these tips to save on your grocery bills and put those new found savings towards debt or a splurge!

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10 ways to save on grocery shopping 2

  1. 1. 10 Ways to Save on Grocery Shopping
  2. 2. Managing your monthly budget can be a difficult task.Cutting back on monthly expenses is the easiest way to boost your bottom line.Here are a few tips to help you cut back on your monthly grocery expenses.
  3. 3. 1. Clip Coupons Grocery stores are known widely for offering coupons take advantage. Also, be sure to sign up for store rewards programs, the savings add up fast!
  4. 4. 2. Buy in Bulk The more you buy, the cheaper it is. It’s the least expensive and easiest way to buy those things that you always reach for in your cupboards
  5. 5. 3. Grow Your Own Food Supplement grocery shopping with homegrown foods. Even growing some herbs in a container can save you some money, and can be a much healthy choice.
  6. 6. 4. Keep a Running grocery List When you run out of something, add it you your list. The more well stocked you are, the better you’ll eat, and the less you’ll spend. When shopping, only buy what’s on your list. If it’s not on the list, you don’t need it.
  7. 7. 5. Avoid Individually Wrapped Portions If you buy anything in individually-wrapped, portion-sized packaging, you only need to compare what these cost with bulk purchases to see the shocking difference.
  8. 8. 6. Always Use the Produce Scale Don’t try to guess how much a pound of mushrooms amounts to. Weigh everything before you put it in your cart.
  9. 9. 7. Support Farmer’s Markets Not only will you save lots of money at farmer’s markets, you’ll get fresher food and benefit your local economy.
  10. 10. 8. Pay With Cash Paying with cash instead of debit or credit card will make you more aware of how much you spend. Having a limited amount of cash on hand will force you to focus on your needs as you throw things in the cart.
  11. 11. 9. Watch The Cash Register It is estimated that up to $2.5 billion per year is made in scanning errors. Stores often put items on sale at prices that don’t always get to the register. Check your receipt carefully.
  12. 12. 10. Waste Less Buying large amounts of food doesn’t always save you money, especially if you let it go to waste. Use up what you already have to curb your spending.
  13. 13. For More Information orOther Ways to Help Manage Debt Visit www.solvingdebt.ca