How To Save More On Groceries

July 3, 2012 12:00 AM
How To Save More On Groceries
" BOSTON (CBS) – Groceries are not a discretionary item in your budget but you do have some flexibility as to how and where you spend your grocery money.

You can get groceries on the cheap. Going cheap doesn’t mean you have to lower your standards. It means changing how you purchase those goods and services to keep the things that are important to you.

What do you buy every week? Make a list. I am a brand snob, but if I can buy the brand my family likes for the price of the generic I go for the brand name product.

So I look to buy them cheaper. Walmart and Target are good places to start. I look for sales as well and stock up when I can.

“Don’t shop when you are hungry or when the kids are hungry” is advice we have all heard. I can tell you its good advice! When I stop at the grocery store on my way home from work before dinner there is always some impulse items in the cart. And I often walk into the house with an empty Cheetos bag "

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