Smart shopping means cheaper shopping. By learning some tricks you can create shopping habits that will help your stay under your budget while grocery shopping.
If you’re the kind of person who uses every coupon, takes advantage of every sale and discounts, you’ll love these new tricks to save money on groceries! They won’t help you save thousands of dollars, but they can still make a difference in your monthly budget.
Picture yourself going into your local store. your kids are with you and they keep wandering off and asking to get this and that. You end up accepting some -or many- demands and purchasing products that weren’t on your grocery list. Sounds familiar? The first advice is to avoid shopping with children.
Supermarkets are designed to make you spend money. This is why you should learn their tricks and be more intelligent. That said, you’ll notice how the more expensive products are those at your eye-level. If you look through the upper and lower shelves you’ll find other brands with better prices.
The essential products are usually on the opposite end as the entrance. This way, you have to walk through many aisles filled with tempting items before reaching what you need. Try not to give in to temptation!
If a product on sale is sold out, ask for a rain check! That'll be a guarantee that you can buy the item when it’s restocked, but at the same reduced price.
Supermarkets aren’t the only place where you can buy groceries or other essentials. Sometimes you’ll find lower prices for toiletries on pharmacies, or cheaper fruits and veggies on a farmers’ market.