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Saving Money on Groceries

Bobbi Olson Podcast

For so many, groceries are the biggest budget buster of all, because it’s a big, ongoing expense that we can’t cut! So how can we save money in this area and still get what we need? Yunhwa McDowell is Co-Founder of, a website that shares tips on how to save on all aspects of your life, including everyday expenses like groceries, weddings and starting a family. Some of her favorite ways to save on groceries include shopping at home first and meal planning.

In This Episode

  • Why a grocery list is a MUST
  • How to shop the sales effectively
  • Pros & cons of buying in bulk
  • Ways to save when buying in bulk
  • Shopping the Season and how to figure out what’s in season
  • Name brand versus generic – cheaper isn’t always better!
  • Where to get the best coupons with the least hassle online
  • Cash-back apps – which are the best and are they worth it?
  • Eating healthy without busting your budget
  • Ways to avoid overspending at the grocery store
  • Prioritizing your purchases at the register to avoid overspending
  • Check your receipts for price discrepancies! It happens a lot!
  • Growing your own – is it worth it?
  • How pick up & delivery services can save you money

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