Looking Up Other Store’s Prices (Decoding Your Grocery Ad)

Over the past couple of years, it’s gotten so much easier to do grocery price sleuthing from home!  When doing the weekly grocery ads, I regularly looked up prices online to see how good of a deal something was compared to other stores. Walmart’s newer Walmart Grocery service, which allows you to order online and pick up […]

How To Know When You Have To Buy A Certain # of Items (Grocery Deal Decoder)

When we see a sign that says “5 for $10.00”, most of us automatically do the math to figure out that each item is $2.00 and assume that means we can purchase one for $2.00, three for $6.00, or five for $10.  Many times, that is true, but you do have to be careful because […]

Buy 1, Get 1 Free Sales (Grocery Ad Decoder)

Did you know that much of the time, when an item is advertised in a grocery ad as “buy one, get one free” (B1G1), you can figure out about how much it will be even if you don’t know the shelf price? Look closely at the B1G1 advertisement.  In small print, there is probably something […]