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webmaster | 05/30/12

Let’s face it: You’re not always going to have a coupon for everything you need.

I make my grocery list once a week to buy items that I’ve run out of and special things I’ll need to cook dinners for that week. Sometimes I don’t have a coupon for a specific item so I have to find an alternative way to save money.

That’s where generics come in handy.

Many generic or store brand grocery items are 30 to 50 percent cheaper than their brand name counterparts. If you’re not picky about taste or the appearance of the label, it’s easy to save on your grocery bill by buying store brand items...


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