You have decided it is high time to save money on groceries and realize that this household budget planning category is a major expense that could use some trimming. Do you know how much you spend on groceries per month right now? $300. $500. $800? The average American family spends over $600! Now, what is YOUR average? Too much you say?
Well, now is a good time to do something about it. What if you reduced just one thing per week or month? Maybe one less eating out per month or reduce the amount of junk food you buy by 25% each month? How about less cold cereal? Would any of these things reduce your monthly grocery expenses?
What follows are several ways to realistically save money on groceries. Pick just one and implement that idea. And then choose another and implement that one. One at a time. Small changes that over time add up to an incredible amount.
Saving Money on Groceries
Saving money on groceries is easy with these practical money saving tips. Have you taken the time to figure out how much you spend a month on groceries?
More Saving Money on Groceries Ideas
Moving on, let us talk a little bit (OK a lot) about saving money on groceries.
Saving Money With Coupons
For our family, saving money with coupons is not a big deal because of the other frugal living ideas we use that work extremely well for us.
This two part series is brought to you by one of our readers, Deborah Malle, a self proclaimed coupon junkie.
More Grocery Coupon Savings
Deborah Malle continues her money saving ideas.
Having frugal meals when eating out is easy with these practical money saving tips.
These are a few of the numerous little ways that you are able to reduce your grocery bill. The most important thing you can do right now is to simply get started and educate yourself. Pay attention to sales and your families eating habits. Grab one or two of the ideas from the articles above and implement them each week. Within a short time, you will notice an incredible savings beginning to add up.
What about you? Do you have an idea to help others save money on groceries? I invite you to tell us your story below or on any of the pages listed above. Go on now, help another family save some household budget planning money with a frugal tip. And oh, how good it will make you feel!