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 expected to rise another 5% in the first half of 2022, according to the Wall Street Journal. 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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