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Grocery Shopping Tips

When Our Plans Don't Work Out in the Grocery Line

Annie Duke | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Annie Duke

Earlier this month, the New York Times featured an interesting article titled "How to Pick the Fastest Lane in the Supermarket." You will be amazed at...

How to Live Off Less Than $500 a Month at Costco

Max Levitte | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Max Levitte

There's little doubt that shopping at Costco saves money, and it's convenient for stocking up in a single trip. But can budget-conscious consumers fee...

5 Ways Your Supermarket Is Robbing You

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.14.2016 | Taste

Supermarkets are full of distractions: It’s hard enough to find the groceries you need for the week without the store’s in-house stereo system pla...

20 Simple Ways To Save Money On Groceries

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 11.30.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own...

The Best And Worst Foods To Buy In Bulk

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost's “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own h...

10 Reasons to Grocery Shop Online

Carissa Howard | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Carissa Howard

On average, we spent 69 minutes shopping for groceries each week, usually across multiple stores, not including transportation time. Although we usually aim for a weekly shop, we average 1.5 grocery shopping trips per week.

12 Money-Saving Ways To Outsmart Your Grocery Store

Little Things | Jade Walker | Posted 04.19.2016 | Taste

There are sadly only a few times when I walk out of the grocery store feeling like I’ve gotten everything that I wanted....

Is Eating Healthy Really More Expensive?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If the price of fresh, nutritious food in your grocery store upsets you, learn to shop seasonally. I ask my clients to shop for what's in season in their part of the country. Those items will have a lesser price tag, and be fresher than items being shipped a long distance.

Should You Use the Self-Checkout?

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.03.2016 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

What should be an easy process -- get in line, scan, pay, leave -- is complicated by the fact that a) machines are machines and b) most people are not in fact smarter than the machine and make me question the whole theory of evolution.

10 Tips For Healthier Grocery Shopping, From The Nutrition Experts Who Know Best

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The grocery store can be a tricky place. Between the trendy buzzwords on packaging, the tempting low prices on processed food and the limited amoun...

Real-Life Grocery Budgets For 4 Common Households

LearnVest | Posted 12.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
LearnVest

Grocery shopping sometimes feels like you're buying a car: Either you marvel at the great deal you got -- or get sticker shock after all the costs are added up.

5 Sneaky Ways To Keep Yourself In Check At The Grocery Store

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Our best and worst eating habits start in a grocery store, says consumer behavior expert Brian Wansink. But his tiny tweaks can cha...

The 10 Commandments of Grocery Shopping

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.30.2014 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

While I generally enjoy the experience because a) I love finding and checking things off of a list and b) food, there are a few simple things that would make it better for all those involved.

10 Products That Are Cheaper at Whole Foods

Max Levitte | Posted 06.21.2014 | Home
Max Levitte

Although it's true the health-food giant stocks plenty of high-end goods, many items are actually less expensive than comparable products at a traditional grocery store.

Feeding A Family Of Six On $125 Per Week, From Lauren Greutman (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | Home

Frugal living expert Lauren Greutman certainly practices what she preaches, sticking to her own unique budgeting system to feed and care for her famil...

How Social Media Can Help You Save Money, From Lauren Greutman (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | Home

When it comes to using social media to save money, frugal living expert Lauren Greutman is a pro. “There are quite a few apps out there that can ...

From Being 40K In Debt To Being Debt-Free, From Lauren Greutman (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | Home

Frugal living expert Lauren Greutman has a powerful story to share when it comes to why she started using coupons. “I started using them out of ...

How To Complete Your Grocery Shopping In 34 Minutes

Posted 04.24.2014 | OWN

Most of us spend more than an hour grocery shopping. Here's how to cut that time in half. By Lynn Andriani Stop Writing a Shopping List the Way ...

Kids and Money: 4 Grocery Tips to Help Teach Your Child About Money

Karen Cordaway | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Karen Cordaway

Don't let your child's long list of purchase requests hold you back from bringing them to the grocery store. Whether you're restocking the whole refrigerator or just making a quick trip, a little preparation and planning can keep everyone happy, well fed and on budget.

6 Ways You're Wasting Money At The Grocery Store

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Find out which are the worst (and best) days for deals, where you'll find the priciest (and cheapest) items shelved and who you sh...

Your Grocery Store Is Using Music To Trick You Into Spending More Money!

Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents

It sounds too good to be true, but bringing your own music to the store could help you lower your grocery budget. And when your grocery list grows...

4 Deceptively Fattening Foods In Your Supermarket Cart

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Here's why you should be wary of salad kits in a bag and other seemingly healthy items. Plus, one "junk food" that really isn't so...

How To Eat Fabulously On $40 A Week

Posted 06.25.2013 | OWN

Paring down your grocery budget can lead to a healthier diet -- if you know how to shop smart. By Melba Newsome Not long ago, I was a person who...

5 Healthy And Cheap Ingredients You Need To Put In Your Shopping Cart (No Beans!)

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Foodist author Darya Pino Rose started eating healthily while living as a grad student in San Francisco, one of the most expensive...

A Year's Worth Of Cereal For Under $10, From Jill Cataldo (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

This week on Mondays With Marlo, Coupon Expert Jill Cataldo revealed the biggest savings she's ever gotten -- and it was shocking. She once bought 96...