Thrifty Spending Issue 93

FEATURE ARTICLE:  Bottom-shelf bargains at the supermarket

Lots of supermarket chains claim to bend over backward to serve their customers.

But experts say consumers can serve themselves by leaning a bit forward — to find overlooked bargains on the bottom shelves of grocery aisles.

It isn’t where you’re likely to find imported olive tapenade or balsamic vinegar older than a Spanish monastery. But on your next supermarket safari, hunting through the bottom shelf may be the ticket to bagging big savings.


MONEY SAVING TIP: 5 Things you should always buy bulk

So if you decide to take the plunge and sign up for the membership, you’ll want to take full advantage of the best bulk-buying opportunities these stores have to offer. Here, then, are the things you should always aim to buy in bulk.


DID YOU KNOW…It’s not good to maintain a balance of more than 30% of your limit?