How To Save Money On Your Groceries

Food & groceries

In this article you'll be made aware of multiple points to consider, if you want to save more than about $300 a year in groceries alone.. It is not a huge difference, but it's there. 

Stick to your shopping list. It sounds boring and banal, but it can be unbelievably difficult, says Martin Salamon, chief economist, in denmark, because one of the many things business owners design their stores for, is to have you buy on impulse(And we all do it)


Especially if walmart are one of the stores you frequently visit… The entire store is practically designed to entice you to buy MORE than what you originally planned.


According to Bruno Christensen, an expert in retail, research in recent decades shows that up to 80 percent of the goods we buy in supermarkets are to a greater or lesser extent impulse purchases.

Use coupons

Picture of Coupons on table


Collecting and using coupons is actually rather fun... And can turn into a whole hobby!

Coupons present an easy way to cut back on your expenses without sacrificing quality. Although you will need to put some time into this, it can turn into a good return on investment.

Even if you only use coupons for everyday items like groceries, you can use the money you save for something fun, right?

afterall, who doesn’t love walking out of the store with a steal of a deal beyond 60% or MORE!?

but remember...Although you can find these coupons on multiple sites, you shouldn’t make copies of any single coupon. Because, many have unique codes with usage limits, so make sure to follow these limits and check around before wasting your time. 


Coupon codes will give you discounts on purchases while shopping online. As you shop, many stores(Particularly webshops) have a field for coupon codes at checkout.

For example, the pretty self-explanatory goodie-site, coupons.com offers you coupons for just about(almost) everything in the US. Just make sure to show the coupons to the store clerk at the checkout-desk, in physical stores, before you pay with your credit card, and complete your order.

If the coupon code is invalid, then the website will let you know. It's as simple as that.


We’ve covered just a few of our favorite couponing sites right here. - If you start to use these coupon websites on a regular basis, you’ll very likely start to see a positive change in your bottom line, overall. No joke.


Cashback

Moreover, it is pretty much possible to save coupons on everything by today's standards, if  you just know that or those places to turn to... For instance(even though it isn't really a coupon option) there is the cashback option...Cashback is different than a traditional coupon but it is still a worthwhile way to save money. In some cases, cashback may be offered in addition to your coupon savings.

You’ll receive the cashback directly in the store if you are shopping in person. If you are shopping online, the cashback will be credited to your account with the particular coupon site(Although you'll probably have to sign up for an account with the website before this happens) . At any rate, this cashback is usually sent out once you hit a certain threshold.


There's also swagbucks. Swagbucks offers various way to earn coupons through multitasking on your computer... Watching videos, completing surveys and actually earns you additional swagbucks for simply printing out the coupons PHYSICALLY!

- "Swagbucks.com is the web's most popular rewards program that gives you free gift cards and cash for the everyday things you already do online. Earn points when you shop at your favorite retailers, watch entertaining videos, search the web, answer surveys and find great deals. Redeem points for gift cards to your favorite retailers like Amazon and Walmart or get cash back from Paypal. Swagbucks has already paid out over $531,887,079 in cash and free gift cards. Put cash back in your wallet. Join for free today." description taken from their own "About us" page...

Furthermore there's also the pretty self-explanatory website  Savings.com It can not only assist you in saving on your groceries, but also, flights in the case of traveling and a few other cool gimmicks... Check it out! and if swagbucks aren't working out for you, there's also Rakuten(Although not open to european residents for one)(Formerly known as ebates) which offers various cashback AND couponing opportunities...!


Rakuten is a coupon and cashback site worth signing up for. The service is completely free, but you stand to earn cashback at hundreds of websites. Plus, Rakuten offers access to coupons ON TOP of their cashback program... How cool is that?!?


For example, if you connect online primarily through the google chrome browser, you can install a convenient Chrome browser extension that will let you know if the site you are on actually offers cashback. You don’t have to do any research to score these deals. You can anywhere from 1% to 12% cashback, and sometimes more during special sales.

Plus, if you link up your credit card then you can earn cashback in select stores through Rakuten. You’ll receive your money via PayPal or a check, whichever works best for you.


Furthermore, Ever heard of, Ibotta? ibotta is(Again) a cashback AND couponing option on top of each other... There's even word, that, the average Ibotta user earns $150 a year on groceries, online purchases, delivery, and more! Register for the free Ibotta browser extension and app today to start saving fro,m this point on...

Heard about Amazon coupons? That's right, one of the largest retail-companies in the world of course also offers neat coupons

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