5 ways to save money on food right now

Here are some possible tips and tricks for spending less money on food so you can focus more energy on any other financial goals, like paying off debt, saving for retirement, buying a house, or funding your children’s education.

Most restaurants charge about a 300% markup on the items they serve. When you dine out you’re paying for convenience, service and ambiance.

Eating out less

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By planning your meals at the beginning of the week, you could potentially save money on food and simplify the process of cooking dinner every night.

Learning to meal plan

Extending shelf life by storing food properly

Storing your produce properly could help minimize your food waste by maximizing its shelf life.

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Buying meat in bulk could cut down on cost, and you could freeze it in individual portions.

Maximizing freezer space


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