15 Simple Hacks to Reduce Grocery Store Trips

15 simple hacks to reduce grocery store trips
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Even as states lift their lockdowns, minimizing trips to the grocery store is still a smart idea both for safety and for saving money. Every time you run out to the store, that takes time and gas (not to mention the possibility that you catch COVID19). And each grocery store visit means more temptation to buy more than you need. Instead of going out all the time, here are 15 tips to reduce your grocery store visits.

My tips are based on avoiding situations where you might need to run back to the store. The keys are avoiding running out of things, keeping essential foods fresh for as long as possible, and improvising if you want something that you don’t have at home.

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How to Navigate an Emergency without an Emergency Fund

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It’s not helpful to scold anyone for not saving for the present moment. And it’s a lot of people. 50% of Americans don’t have the emergency savings to live through the Covid-19 pandemic. Maybe you’ve just started your job or just started to get your financial life under control. Or maybe your financial situation was never in control. Whatever your situation, if you find yourself in an emergency situation without an emergency fund, here’s how to handle it.

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