How to Save Money on Groceries 2022
Food Prices went up in 2022. Eggs used to be $1.99 and are now $2.99+, Creamer is now $3.49 on sale when it was $1.99 on sale! We are all feeling it and seeing it everywhere!
We thought we’d give you some tips on How you can save money during the grocery price hike! It may seem like it’s impossible, but it’s really not! The savings add up when you do a little at a time and you have the right resources!
Before we start – Check out our Beginners Section to Couponing if you’d like to learn the basics on how to use coupons, especially the 4 Steps to Couponing!
1. Digital Store Coupons
Digital Store Coupons are a super easy way to save. Most store coupons are available through apps or on the store’s website. Check your store’s coupon policy to see if you can stack Digital Store Coupons with Manufacturer Coupons and get double the savings! A few of our favorites are: ShopRite Digital Coupons, Target Circle Coupons, Walgreens eCoupons, Stop & Shop Digital Coupons!
2. Grocery Rebate Apps – Especially Ibotta
Grocery Rebate Apps like Ibotta, Checkout51, Fetch and more make it easy to save extra money on tons of items on your shopping list! Download the cash back app, check the store you are shopping at for rebates and clip them, scan your receipt after you’re done shopping and money will be added back into your account! One of the bigger questions here is Can you use multiple rebate apps – YES you can! You can also buy an item with manufacturer coupons or digital store coupons and get the rebate back! HUGE way to save at the grocery store!
3. Coupon Matchups
We are considered one of the Best Coupon Matchups sites around! Our Store match ups give you the best coupon scenarios each and every week so you can save big! Sales+Coupons+Rebates=Big Coupon matchup savings! Check out the Coupon Match Ups for your favorites stores to save 50% on your shopping trip. Remember – all the hard work is done for you!
4. Printable Manufacturer Coupons
Printable coupons for Food, Household, Pets, Babies and more are available on coupon websites all the time! These Free Coupons can easily save you 20% on your bill if you print coupons on what you will use! NOTE: the beginning of the month is the best time to print! And don’t forget to check out our AMAZING Coupon Database that has tons and tons of the hottest coupons around.
Probably our number one question is How to have a budget for a family? It’s a great question and, if you haven’t set up a budget, now would be the best time to start. Having a budget tells you where your money is going and what you’ve spent. It doesn’t matter how much or how little you make. You need a budget. Check out our page on How to Set Up a Budget and Stick to It. You’ll be glad you did.
6. Meal Planning
Meal Planning is an amazing way to save money. It allows you to prepare and plan simple meals ahead of time so you buy less! We have a great inexpensive resource (Eat at Home Meal Plan) that supplies you would easy, budget friendly meals and it even includes a shopping list. #winning.
7. Search the Grocery Price Comparison Tool
The Grocery Price Comparison tool allows you to search local stores for prices you want on everyday items! It’s great for price matching too! IE: You need shampoo – search our GPC for shampoo and we’ll tell you where it’s on sale and what coupon you can use with it! It’s basically an Online Grocery List with prices!
If there is a coupon out there, it’s in our Coupon database. We update this database daily to stay on top of any new or expired coupon! Save money by searching for an ibotta, eCoupons, Target Circle and more right in our database! (save it to your home screen on your phone).
9.Grocery Sale Cycles
We have a month to month guide to grocery sales. The main idea here is to shop the sale cycles – what’s in season now for groceries, produce etc! We have it all laid out for you here!
You can even get a PDF file to keep handy too!
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