Supermarket Stumbling Blocks
A trip to the grocery store can be stealthy in its ability to separate you from more of your hard-earned money than necessary — a particularly painful reality to confront with food costs, though not as steep as they became this year, are still expected to rise between 3% and 4% in 2023. Even if you're a loyal shopper who loves your local chain, there are pricey slip-ups to avoid, from falling for slick merchandising to overpaying for name brands. There are also items you shouldn't even consider buying at the grocery store. Here are mistakes to watch out for next time you cruise the supermarket aisles.
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