Most people spend most of their money on their mortgage and rent. However, their grocery bill might be a close second, with $4,363 spent on food eaten at home every year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means around 6 percent of an average American’s pretax income.
Luckily, you don’t have to deprive yourself of the good stuff and stick with ramen noodles for the rest of your life to protect your finances. You just need to know how to shop smart and avoid the most common mistakes at the grocery store. Click through to find out more!