- Coupons. We subscribe to the newspaper just to get the weekend coupons. We get many by mail as well. At the grocery store, I often get stuck behind another customer with tons of them. Today, I was really impressed with the lady in line in front of me. Her original bill was for $42.00. Since the store gives you double for your coupons, her final bill came to $0.36! I was truly amazed.
- Buying in bulk. Buying in bulk will help you save money on items like soap, detergent, or toilet paper. Wholesale stores like Costco’s and Sam’s Club offer memberships for your shopping needs.
- The “Dollar” store. By this, I mean a real dollar store where EVERYTHING is $1.00. You can find many brand-name items there. Most of them even sell food. It’s especially a great place to buy school supplies, greeting cards, and household items.
- Shopping at various stores. Certain stores carry our favorite items at a lower price, and we also have our preferences for stores.
- Making a list. If I don’t write it down, I tend to forget to buy it. Making a list will help prevent multiple trips to the grocery store. When you make multiple trips, you tend to buy items that you don’t need.