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2FD 009: Your Grocery Budget

Sean Merron January 18, 2017 374

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We all have to eat…

…But getting control of your grocery budget while trying to eat healthy can be a tricky game.

Understand what best works for your diet and split your groceries between bulk, online or the nearest grocery store to get the most out of your money. Planning can go a long way and help you avoid picking up unnecessary items while at the store. CHA-CHING!

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    2FD 009: Your Grocery Budget
    Sean Merron

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Discussion Points

  • The insane food markups at Whole Foods.
  • The importance of budgeting for groceries for a healthy life.
  • Shopping around to get the best deals for different items in your grocery list.
  • Avoiding the middle of the store.
  • Avoiding prepared foods.
  • Planning your meals for the week.
  • Never go to the grocery store without a list.
  • Keep track of your favorite meals.
  • Avoid going to the grocery store too often.
  • Use a whiteboard on your refrigerator to write things as they run out.
  • Double coupon days and getting your newspaper from the dollar store.
  • Buy the generic store brands. It’s the exact same!
  • Look for the WIC stickers.
  • The advantages of paying with cash.
  • Free online store pickup.
  • Using butcher shops and bulk stores.
  • Breaking prices down to the lowest unit cost for comparisons.
  • How to stretch your groceries thin to reduce waste.

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