Six Ways To Save More and Spend Less in 2013 – #1
Go ahead, make fun of me for being on that show. I'll wait.
While you were poking fun, we just saved about 55% on our grocery bill. Here's our couponing strategy:
- Buy the Sunday paper (The Flint Journal and the Detroit Free Press publish different inserts, so it pays to pick up both.)
- Clip the coupons for products you actually use
- Don't be brand-loyal
- Watch sale ads, and whenever possible, use coupons on items that are already on sale
- Stock up on items you use when you can get them at the best prices (Store sale cycles generally run six to eight weeks.)