This Tool Will Tell You if Your Grocery Spending Is Actually Normal

Setting a monthly or weekly food budget can feel like a brain teaser. How much did you spend last week? Is that normal for you? What did you get for the money? Is that a reasonable amount to spend? Is there a cheaper grocery store you should be going to? Is there room to cut … Read moreThis Tool Will Tell You if Your Grocery Spending Is Actually Normal

6 Ways Brand Loyalty Costs You Money

Loyalty is usually considered a virtue. In romance, in friendships, in business — loyalty typically wins. But when it comes to brands, blind loyalty can actually be a bad thing. Stand by your brand? Always and forever? I don’t think so. Here are six ways brand loyalty costs you money. (See…

Aldi Instacart Delivery Is Almost Here — Save $10 on Your First 3 Orders

If the idea of spelunking through your car’s cup holders for a quarter or bagging your own groceries (gasp!) is too much for you, you may still be able to score some affordable groceries from Aldi. After testing delivery via Instacart in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and Chicago, the company announced on Sept. 18 that … Read moreAldi Instacart Delivery Is Almost Here — Save $10 on Your First 3 Orders

5 Smart Ways Our Readers Spend Less Money on Their Groceries

Saving money on groceriesAfter your rent or mortgage payment, one of your biggest monthly expenses is likely food. Depending on the size of your family, weekly trips to the grocery store can easily set you back a couple of hundred dollars. And when you’re looking to tighten the purse strings and live a bit more … Read more5 Smart Ways Our Readers Spend Less Money on Their Groceries

Grocery Showdown: Target REDcard vs. Amazon Prime at Whole Foods

Recently, a fancy new shopping center opened very close to me. It has cobblestone streets, shaded seating areas and pretty fountains. This shopping center – and its chain retail stores – forced my favorite, smaller grocery store to close. Both Target and Whole Foods have stores in this new shopping center. They’re now the closest … Read moreGrocery Showdown: Target REDcard vs. Amazon Prime at Whole Foods