Save money with generic
Do you buy generic products when you go grocery or drug store shopping? If not, you should! Generic products are just as good as their brand name counterparts. A former factory worker let me know that most times the products are even made in the same place!
Generic Genius via Walmart
You can’t really save that much money can you? Well, check out my latest shopping trip to Walmart to see just how much you can save. (Note: GV represents Walmart’s store generic brand Great Value.)
- Yoplait $0.58 x 4 = $2.32
GV 4-pack yogurt = $1.88 ($0.44 savings)
- Digiorno pizza $4.98 x 2 = $9.96
GV pizza $3.98 x 2 = $7.96 ($2.00 savings)
- Stouffer’s lasagna = $7.24
GV lasagna = $5.86 ($1.38 savings)
- New York garlic breadsticks = $2.97
GV garlic breadsticks = $1.88 ($1.09 savings)
- Bird’s Eye steam in bag vegetables $1.25 x 2 = $2.50
GV steam in bag vegetables $1.08 x 2 = $2.16 ($0.34 savings)
- Sargento provolone = $3.05
GV provolone = $2.38 ($0.67 savings)
- Hillshire Farm lunch meat $2.98 x 2 = $5.96
GV lunch meat $2.68 x 2 = $5.36 ($0.60 savings)
- Brawny paper towels = $3.84
GV paper towels = $2.97 ($0.87 savings)
Total savings of $7.39!
Most Americans go grocery shopping two times per week. If you were to utilize the generic alternatives indicated above, you could save $768.56 in one year! Can you believe it? No coupons, no time researching deals, just buy generic – that makes you a Generic Genius!
Do you buy generic? What is your favorite store or generic brand?