If you recall, last week we talked about how to save money with meal planning. I shared with you a few resources like Emeals that you can use to keep meal planning very simple and easy for you. Today I will talk about the thing that you need most when you first start meal planning – your weekly store flyer.
Your weekly store flying is a gold mine of information; just by looking at the front page you know what the best deals are. The deals on the front page of the flyer are what are called ‘Loss Leaders'. This means that the store is taking a loss by offering them at deeply discounted prices. They hope that these loss leaders will lure you into their store to do the rest of your grocery shopping. So how do you use this information to meal plan?
There are a few different ways to use store flyers to your benefit and help you save thousands per year:
To help you with this concept, I have a video for you. I made this video about 2 years ago, so it is a little dated but still full of great information!
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