If there is one necessity in our budget that we absolutely can’t live without, it is food. While it is easy to skip out on restaurants and coffee shop visits, cutting grocery bills can be a big challenge even for the most budget-minded planners. If you are looking to cut your budget at the supermarket, here are some strategies to get you started.
I often get asked how my family is able to keep our grocery bill so low. We have a family of five and are able to easily stay within our budget of $475 per month, often with some left over at the end of the month. I readily admit that it can be difficult to maintain a strict grocery budget, but it can be done – you just have to work at it. I’ve shared how to save money on groceries in the past, but today I want to give some specific tips as to how we keep our grocery bill so low. [Read more…] about How My Family of Five Keeps Its Grocery Bill Under $500 per Month
Anyone who has been to the grocery store lately can attest to how difficult it has become to stretch a grocery budget. There are numerous reasons behind it, but most point back to the drought last year and we’re now starting to see the effects of it when it comes to our final grocery bill. While many people already use coupons and know about matching prices, my wife and I have implemented a few more ways to help us stretch our grocery budget further.