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Anyone who has shopped at Trader Joe’s knows that it is a great place to find some unique eats and good wine. But did you know that you can find some great deals there as well? If you follow these five tips, you can be on your way to shopping smart at Trader Joe’s!
Saving money at the grocery store is as easy as forking over a few coupons, right? True - to an extent. If you are shopping at Safeway and watching your wallet, though, you need to take a new approach to your money-saving routine. The store has revamped its program and made it even easier to keep a little more money in the bank. Before you hit the store, arm yourself with these helpful tips that make it surprisingly easy to save even more at Safeway.
The great thing about non-perishable grocery items is that they very likely will not expire or "go bad" before you get a chance to use them. So why is it that every now and thenwe find ourselves staring into the abyss of a pantry only to discover that we forgot to put an item on the grocery list and have now completely run out of it. If this is an item you use all the time, this means that it is going in your cart the next time you go grocery shopping, regardless of its price. You know full well when you buy that item at full price that if you had planned a little better you could have bought the same item on sale. Especially if that item is one of these four non-perishable grocery items. There is no excuse for buying one of these items at full price, as sales are frequent and worth the wait.
There's a reason Whole Foods is often none-too-affectionately referred to as "Whole Paycheck." The natural and organic foods superstore is a veritable mecca of deliciousness, but the price tags don't exactly leave mouths watering with delight. In fact, quite the opposite - Whole Foods is on the higher-priced side, but there are many items that simply can't be found elsewhere.
So what's a rabid Whole Foods aficionado to do? If you find your bank account suffering for your undying love of flax seeds, kombucha tea and organic chocolate, it's time to fine tune your Whole Foods shopping skills. It's actually not impossible to save money at Whole Foods. It may not ultimately be the dollar store-style bargain pricing of your dreams, but following these tips will make your next trip a little easier on the wallet.
During spring, summer, and holiday weekends, cookouts are a great option to get family and friends together. Feeding a large group of people can be expensive, but it does not have to be. With meat prices hitting an all-time high, it is important to know how to get the best deals. Follow these tips to host your next gourmet cookout on a budget.
Grocery shopping – either you love it or you hate it. Personally, I love it because I enjoy the challenge of finding the best deal. With these tips in your cart, you will be on your way to shopping smarter at the grocery store!
Coupons, discounts and sale prices, oh my! It can be easy to just stand back and let the registers do the work, but it really is important to know what that discount is doing for your wallet. Because, when it comes to saving money, being aware of just how much that percentage-off is saving you is a matter of dollars and sense.
The only thing I love more than Target is saving money at Target! Saving at Target got much easier with the introduction of the Cartwheel app. I downloaded it to my smartphone and use it every time I step through those red doors.
Everybody knows coupons can be found in the Sunday paper. But if you're looking for high value coupons that you don't have to pay for, there are five locations you should look. The next time you are out and about check these weird places for free coupons.
Have you ever finished checking out at the grocery store only to have the cashier hand you what seems like a giant wad of paper along with your receipt? If you're like me, you've either thrown them out or stuffed them into your purse without so much as a glance. At least that's what I used to do. Those colorful papers aren't decoration, they're Catalinas – extra savings with no clipping required!