Posts filed under: Groceries

As you may have seen, last month was Grocery Month here at Atypical Finance. It was a lot of fun researching ways to save money on groceries both from a conventional standpoint as well as some interesting, not so normal options. One of the things I didn’t cover but could potentially save you a ton......
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If it is a constant struggle to maintain your grocery budget, it may be time to bite the bullet. It may be time to actually raise the limit on your budget by $50 or $100. Now I know that you don’t want to hear that from a finance nerd who wants more than anything to......
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One of the leading causes of food budgets getting out of control is eating out too much. That $12, just-for-you, pasta plate from the restaurant could have been made at home for the entire family for about $4. There are two main reasons that I’ve found (at least in my own life) that cause us......
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Last post we went through 10 conventional ways to save money on your grocery bill every month. If you are already trying those, or are just looking for some different ways to save, then it’s time to think outside the box. Here are some unconventional ways to save money on groceries: 1. Meal Plan, but......
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The grocery budget is one of the hardest budgets to keep under control. Even seasoned budgeters have a hard time with it. The Official USDA Food Plan for December 2015 lists the thrifty, or cheapest, food plan as spending $563.70 for a family a four with 2-3 and 4-5 year old children and a whopping......
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