A Penny Saved Is Two Pennies Earned
In today’s world everything needs to be so grandiose, that we have forgotten that really, really good things come in small packages, and when you add up those small packages things can improve dramatically.
So let’s look at one of those small things, like saving money on your grocery shopping!
In the article below written by www.mymoneycoach.ca they give a little more insight into areas that you can address and begin saving now!
12 Ways to Save Big on Groceries and Shop on a Budget
If you buy your groceries using a few proven strategies, you can save a lot of money.
Here’s how much you can save . . .
25% Buy Generic Brands instead of Name Brands
You can save 25% on your groceries if you buy generic brand groceries instead of name brands. Sometimes generic brands don’t taste as good as brand names, but you can work around this. For example, real Cheerios taste better than generic brands of Cheerios, but if you’re buying for a toddler, they probably won’t care. When it comes to staples like sugar, salt, flour, bleach and many other items, for most people there is no discernible difference in quality—only in the price. You might not want to completely ignore brand name groceries—they do go on sale—however, if you can substitute generic or no name brands for brand names, you can begin to experience some real savings.How to save money on a budget with a grocery list in Canada.
Potential Annual Savings: $720*
23% Make a Grocery List and Stick to it
According to research from the University of Pennsylvania, people who can avoid impulse spending can save up to 23% on their grocery bills. Making a grocery list and sticking to it is the best way to shop.
Potential Annual Savings: $2,650*
25% Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
You can shrink your grocery budget by up to 25% and trim your waistline at the same time by adding more fruits and vegetables…
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