5 Ways To Cut Your Grocery Spending In Half

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Inflation is felt anywhere in the world and it can affect anyone. It is very stressful, especially for those who handle the budget of the family and are in charge of spending it wisely on necessities. However, that could be difficult nowadays since a lot of products have become more expensive, and it doesn’t help if you get easily distracted or convinced by promotional strategies. Luckily, it’s not that difficult to cut your spending in half, all you need is a proven and effective guide that can help you spend your money smarter. Learn these clever tips and tricks by But First, Coffee on YouTube!


Tips/ Tricks:

  • Get honest and realistic
  • Have a set weekly budget
  • Order groceries ahead
  • Get strict on meal planning
  • One meat-less meal


Get honest and realistic

Less purchase means less total cost, so make sure to maintain a lifestyle that consumes fewer purchases that are not a necessity, and instead prioritize the items that you must have in your pantry or kitchen. Go for mass-produced and generic products instead of high-quality ones because they are more inexpensive.


Have a set weekly budget

To keep you on track with what you are purchasing at the grocery store, make sure to make a list of what you really need and what you don’t need that much, and fill your cart with those items.

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Order groceries ahead

You should also try ordering or grocery shopping online instead of going to the store yourself. When you shop online and purchase what you only need at the time you would get it instantly and it will save you from getting distracted by what you can see in the store. This is also perfect if you’re in a rush and it will surely save you a lot of time.

Get strict on meal planning

Write up and plan the meals that you want to make for the whole week assigning a meal to each day of the week and making sure to stick to that plan. Check your kitchen and pantry to see what you already have and base your meal plan on those items.

One meat-less meal

You should also try to swap your ingredients with vegetables and fruit. Eating healthier could not only be good for your body but also for your budget, instead of buying high-quality meat, make sure to choose cheaper meal options.

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5 Ways To Cut Your Grocery Spending In Half

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