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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.

Free Example Link Here

Grocery Shopping

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.

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Paying for Groceries

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.

Check out more advice on shopping smart and
cooking in college on our blog

Have some of your own tips you'd like to share? Let us know!

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