SUPERMARKET STUMBLING BLOCKS
Whether you're there twice a month or twice a week, the grocery store is comforting in its familiarity — and stealthy in its ability to separate you from more of your hard-earned money than necessary. Even if you're a loyal shopper who loves your local chain, there are a ton of pricey slip-ups to avoid, from falling for slick merchandising to overpaying for name brands. There are also some items you shouldn't even consider buying at the grocery store. Here are 21 mistakes to watch out for next time you cruise the grocery-store aisles.