A new guide in the September 2010 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, shares cutting-edge tips and tools to get the best deals on everyday groceries.
Slash your grocery bills by visiting these websites and clubs:
MyGroceryDeals: Find and compare current circular specials, then create printable grocery lists with one click and print coupons.
MamboSprouts: Check here for healthful recipes and coupons for organic and natural products.
Sam’s Club/Click ‘n’ pull: Members of the warehouse club can place orders online, then head to the store the next day to pay and pick up.
Use these mobile tools to make saving at the store easy:
CompareMe; Unit Price Compare: Available on the iPhone and Android respectively, these apps help you figure out which product and which size package offer the best deal.
Get mobile coupons even if you don’t have a smart phone. Sign up for text messages with coupon info for A&P network stores. To redeem a coupon, just respond to the text, and the coupon will be added to your loyalty-program card.
Grocery iQ: Powered by coupons.com, it creates grocery lists that instantly integrate the week’s deals and finds related coupons. Bookmark frequently purchased items to automatically add them to future lists.
Get groceries delivered to your door, just be wary of extra costs for the convenience:
eFoodDepot for foods from other countries. -- Marcia "Bargain Hunter" Pounds