Groceries remain a recurring expense in every family. Are you also spending more money on this than you would like? We give you useful tips to save money on your groceries. This leaves more money for other fun and important things. Like a vacation, car or house. Read on quickly or download the iBilly app directlyto get started saving.
Use a shopping list
Do you know that? You walk through the supermarket and see all kinds of tasty snacks. You take them with you without noticing, without looking at the price. You come home with all kinds of groceries that you didn’t actually go to the supermarket for. That is why it is wise to always make a shopping list. This ensures that you never come home with more products than intended. By making a list you only buy what you really need and that prevents unnecessary costs.
Choose consciously what you buy
By choosing your groceries consciously you can save a lot of money. For example, look at the bottom shelves. That’s where the cheapest brands are. It is also recommended to cook with fresh ingredients rather than ready meals. That is both healthier and cheaper. Finally, it is recommended that you never buy too many products. That prevents you from having to throw it away later because it is spoiled.
Keep an eye out for offers
It may go without saying, but it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on the offers. This allows you to shop smartly. Are you celebrating a birthday soon? Then keep an eye on all the brochures and make sure to buy when the products you need are on sale. It would be a shame to pay more money for it at any other time!
Make sure you are not hungry
Grocery shopping when you are hungry is not a good idea. Research from the University of Minnesota shows that hungry people spend 60% more money. The group of people studied did not just spend more money on food. Even paper clips were previously put in the shopping cart by the hungry people. It is therefore clear that it is better to go shopping with a full stomach.
It is very wise to determine a budget for your groceries in advance. That way you are well prepared and you never spend more money than you had determined in advance. You can even agree to a maximum amount with yourself every time you go shopping. While shopping, add up the amounts or use the scanner. Then you can definitely save money on your groceries!
Save money on your groceries with the iBilly app
Saving money on your groceries is easy with the free iBilly app! With our app you get an immediate overview of your finances. By automatically synchronizing your bank transactions, you always have an up-to-date overview of all your income and expenses. You can also share the transactions with people of your choice, such as your partner. You can easily set budgets and savings goals. The smart app also calculates future expectations so that you will never be faced with surprises again. The iBilly app is 100% secure and uses highly secured connections to protect your data.
Would you like to get started with our handy app? Download the iBilly app for free and start saving money on your groceries right away. If you want to use extra functions, you can choose one of our subscriptions. Do you have some questions for us? Feel free to contact our customer serviceso that we can help you.