12 Ways to Save on Groceries If You Don’t Plan Ahead

You’ve arrived at the grocery store with no plan. You didn’t review the sales flyer and you don’t have any coupons. Maybe you’re on vacation in a strange place, or maybe you’re just in a hurry and you didn’t have time to prepare. You may not even have a well thought out list. Is this financial suicide? Some savvy grocery shoppers would say yes; that arriving in any grocery store without a plan is wasting money. However, even if you arrive at the grocery store without a battle plan you can still take some steps to reduce your bill.

Buy store brands: While name brands can sometimes be cheaper if you have a coupon, if you come to the store without coupons, st

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4 Responses to 12 Ways to Save on Groceries If You Don’t Plan Ahead

  1. Pinky says:

    also carry a calculator. the store cleverly prices competing brands in different units. For example, one brand will be in 8 cents per ounce and the other will be in ml or fluid ounces.

  2. meanvee says:

    Most supermarkets you don’t need coupons, they have discount cards that you swipe to get the specials, if you leave yours at home or don’t have one, they have them in the store, don’t worry about the application connected to them, just take the card off and use it, you’ll still get the special price.

  3. Daddy Paul says:

    Pinky made a good point. I was in Walmart and people were buying 18 eggs for $2.13 when the exact same eggs were 99 cents a dozen. I just shook my head.

  4. Pamela says:

    These are great tips. Making a list, checking the labels, and use as much coupons as I can. These are my ways to save money on groceries. @pinky Carrying a calculator. i’ve always wanted to do that.

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