Helpful Tips: Save Money on Grocery Shopping

Quick tips on how you can spend less on grocery shopping!
  • Shop early in the day. You get through the store faster with your list and spend less.
  • Use cash as much as possible. Using credit card may tempt you purchasing things that are not too much important.
  • Compare prices. Track grocery items prices and see which one is offering competitive prices.  
  • Have a list of the things you need to buy and stick to that.
  • Buy in big sizes. It has bigger savings than buying small bottles or sachets of products.
  • Buy in bulk. It lasts longer and it is way cheaper. But be sure that you’re going to use all of it before it gets bad — it isn’t cheaper to buy in bulk if you don’t use it.
  • Avoid weekend shopping. Weekend is the time of the week when groceries are crowded and it will make you spend more time inside the grocery store. The longer you stay, the bigger chances you are going to spend more of what you need.
  • Coupons are such a big help to save you more, so take advantage!
  • Always look which product gives bigger discount. It is easy to find marked down products.
  • Grab for free samples if there are available.
  • Never ever shop when you are hungry because possibilities are it will cause you to buy more and not stick with the list. Eat before you shop.
  • Grow ypur own veggies and fruits. Most especially if you have unused space on your backyard, planting crops gives you HUGE savings on grocery.
  • Always check the expiration dates of each item.
  • Stick to your budget.
  • Meat is expensive so better cut back on meat. Try veggies, itis healthier and cheaper.
  • Prefer cooking at home than dining out.
  • Sale items can be a great deal so stock up.
  • Don't waste leftovers.
  • Avoid shopping with kids. They will never pass the chance to get what they want in grocery store. And 90% of what kids want is not healthy.
  • Try the advantage cards grocery stores offer. Most of the time, it gives discount when you reached a certain points for your grocery items.
  • Avoid shopping junk foods. As much as possible, just go for healthy foods.

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About Leilani Gamboa

Lai is mommy to two boys. A breastfeeding advocate, a part time blogger, and works as Virtual Assistant since 2013. Coffeeholic, make-up enthusiast, planner junkie.
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