Thrift is easily exercised
when shopping. Frugal people use coupons whenever possible. They
buy generic brands if they are of good quality. Price books are often
carried to confirm when an items is truly on sale.
Thrift will not be
on your mind if you go shopping hungry. Shop slowly, check the bottom
shelves for the lower priced items, as well as the corners of the store for
marked down clearance items. Carry a list, and stick to it. When
possible, shop alone.
Here are more frugal tips to save money on groceries.
- Shop the perimeter of the
store as much as possible. This is where you will find the food with good
- Shop alone.
- Shop at destination stores
that have low prices on everything, like Winco and Walmart.
- Join a warehouse store like
Costco and buy in bulk.
- Check price per pound on items
that come in different sizes.