Welcome back to the New Year, New You series. Is your resolution to save a little cash this year? If so this post if for you. Besides who could not benefit from a little extra spending money if you are tired of clipping coupons, but you still want the best deals while shopping. Try out these top 10 ways to shop smarter and save. Following these techniques, both your stomach and wallet will stay full.
Tired of clipping coupons, but you still want the best deals while shopping? Try out these top 10 ways to shop smarter and save. Following these techniques, both your stomach and wallet will stay full.
1. Don’t Shop From the Middle of the Shelf Product placement in grocery stores comes with a premium price tag. The national brands and most popular items are conveniently placed at eye level and are easy to reach. Shop the top and bottom shelves to find the best deals. Look for store brands, generic and private labels. These items are just as good if not better than national brands and they almost always come with a lower price tag. Many of the products are actually made by the same manufacturers as national brands, only ending up at the store with a different picture on the same can.
2. Cut Costs With Your Knives Don’t buy already cut-up produce. These items usually contain a preservative to keep them fresh after they are cut and you are paying a premium for this processed product. By learning how to use your knives efficiently, keeping them sharp and knowing what knife is best for a particular task, you will enjoy cutting items and cutting your bills. This also goes for meat products, as well. Instead of buying a package of boneless chicken breast and a package of thighs, buy a few whole birds when they are on sale and cut and package the pieces into portions that are easy for your family use. To sharpen your knife skills, sign up for The Cutting Edge class which will be offered this spring. Check upcoming newsletters or the Classes page on our website for more info as it comes available.
3. Stock Up the Savings When the items you use more often are on sale…
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