“I find Aldi has good prices if one is around, but it has a small selection, and one of my other grocery stores around here has much better prices on meat. Sometimes various markets can have good prices.”
The spending compulsion can often be significant, but one saver said fighting this would be helpful.
They wrote: “Don’t buy things you don’t need. It’s harder than it sounds. Because you want it, doesn’t mean you need it.
“If I have the itch to go shopping – typically out of plain boredom – I’ll go to the thrift store. I bought groceries, so I won’t go out to eat for lunch or dinner or coffee.