10 Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Shop with Cash

Another tip that seems like a no-brainer is to shop with cash. Obviously, you can't go over your budget if you have only enough cash to keep you within your budget. Even if you put just one or two items in your cart that aren't on your list every time you shop, those can add up and put you significantly over your budget in the long run. So sticking to cash will ensure you stay within your budget, no matter what is there to tempt you.

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