How to cut your monthly grocery bill in half

Your grocery bill can quickly add up.

Danielle Wagasky, who stretched $14,000 a year to cover her family’s needs for five years, would know.

After adding up all of her purchases one month, she was shocked to find out that she was spending $800 on groceries for a Nevada-based family of four. This wake-up call inspired her to get smart about grocery shopping, and she managed to cut her expenses in half.

“The grocery bill is one thing you have absolute control over,” she writes in her book “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.”

“You are not locked into a contract like you are with cellphone or rental agreements. You are not stuck with a monthly rate like you are with the internet and cable … A grocery bill is different, and that’s why it’s the most important expense to learn to control.”

Here’s how she learned to control her grocery bill, and how you can too: Read More