How To Save Money When You Shop For Groceries

How To Save Money When You Shop For Groceries

According to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada here are some ways you can save when shopping for groceries.

  • Plan meals and snacks in advance
  • Bring a list and buy only what you need
  • Buy fresh when in season, freeze extras for later
  • Buy canned and frozen vegetables and fruit
  • Know which stores near you are the best value
  • Check for discounts and coupons (a mobile app can help)
  • Buy non-food items at a discount store
  • Don’t shop on an empty stomach

Many of those I can directly relate to. It’s easy to waste money by buying the wrong food or by wasting food.  How have you saved money by shopping wisely?