Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:00 am
By Paula Pant ·

Frugal gurus employ many techniques to save a buck or two while grocery shopping. Some buy seasonal produce, such as mangoes in the spring and pumpkins in the fall, to keep costs low. Others purchase store brands of their favorite items whenever possible, or scour their newspapers and the Internet for money-saving coupons. You, too,

Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:38 pm
By Paula Pant ·

Last year, it cost the average American family around $49 to feed 10 people for Thanksgiving, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s survey of consumer grocery prices. That’s a chunk of change for one meal if you’re on a budget. But hosting the holiday get-together doesn’t have to cost so much. Here are 10

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6:24 pm
By Paula Pant ·

Here are three tips for reducing the cost of fresh produce.