A few months ago, that was happening to me nearly every week.
I knew I needed to cut my grocery bill, but for some reason I just couldn’t make it happen. I was so attached to the way I did my shopping—in terms of the types of products I’d buy and the way I went about the trip—that change was tough. Really tough.
Eventually I realized that I couldn’t just show up at the grocery store and hope this time would be different. That wouldn’t work because the problem had more to do with my overall mentality about grocery shopping than it did with my wallet-related willpower.
Once I changed my way of thinking, I was finally able to exit the grocery store feeling victorious—and holding a significantly smaller receipt in my hand. More →