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June 28, 2013Andrew County, MO |  By: Coffey

Saving at the Grocery Store

One of a family's biggest expenses each month is their food bill.

Andrew County University Extension Family Financial Education Specialist, Rebecca Travnichek says there are a number of ways a family can save an average of 200 dollars a month at the Grocery Store. She says the most important thing you can do is to make a list of the items you need

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Travnichek urges consumers to shop with cash instead of credit cards. Research shows people save an average of 40 dollars of month using cash only. She also encourages consumers to use coupons when possible, shop around for the best buys, try generic and avoid gimmick pricing.