Getting Groceries on a College Budget
Intimidated by the thought of shopping for your own groceries? Not sure how to get the most bang for your buck at the grocery store? Shopping on a tight budget but tired of ramen?
We're here to help!
Cooking at home can save you money
While it may just seem easiest to eat out, grocery shopping and cooking at home can actually save you money in the long-run . You just have to make sure you shop smart.
Use some of our tips and resources below to make sure you're getting the most bang for your buck in the grocery store.
Use a Meal Planner / Grocery List
By planning ahead you can be more prepared to know what you need for each meal. Ensuring nothing goes to waste, and limiting trips back and forth to the store.
Embrace Couponing (but be aware)
While it may seem dated finding coupons is still a great way to save a few bucks when you can. But be careful not to buy something just because you have a coupon - buy what you will actually use.
Consider enrolling in a Rewards Card
Are you consistently loyal to one store or brand while buying groceries? Consider enrolling in their rewards program for extra savings. Do your research ahead of time of course, but this is a great way to save money you didn't even know you were missing out on.