Most parents believe that they are spending the minimum amount of money that they can spend and that they are cutting down as much as possible but they are still struggling to make ends meet but the truth is that it is almost always possible to cut down even more on your food and your monthly shopping if you invest a little bit more time in to the project.
Choose whole food over processed food
One way to not only save money but to also stay much healthier is to choose to eat whole foods over their processed counterparts. If you have a lot of packed soup at your home, you could choose to make the soup from scratch with the products that are on offer or on season at your grocery store for a fraction of the cost where your food will also be chemical free and healthier for your family. In turn, you will also be saving a lot of money on medical bills on the long run.
You will also be able to save a lot of money by choosing to buy products that are on offer. You can actually check all of the offers available at your online grocery store before you go out to buy them.
However, after you have noted the prices at each store, make it a point of going to the store yourself to buy the product because buying the product online and having it delivered will inevitably cost you more because the supermarket will charge you an additional fee for delivery which you can save up by going to buy it yourself.
After you get back from the supermarket, make it a point to put all of your loose change or coins that you got as change from the supermarket shop you did in to a box. It is likely that you will not notice the change that you put in the box but eventually, that money is going to collect and you will be able to get a complete shop done with the coins that you collected after a few months. Another great way to save money is to get yourself a loyalty card at your supermarket. The loyalty card will award you points for every shop that you do without your knowledge and at some point, you will have enough points on your card to convert in to money to buy a complete shopping list. You can also choose to buy products only when they are in offer. This way, you will be able to buy the products in bulk and save money for the next few months as well.