Supermarket saving secrets
Some incredibly useful tips and tricks to save you a load of cash at the supermarket.
Supermarkets are the source of most of our food and a fair few other things besides - so knowing a few tricks to save money in them is invaluable. Checkout the studentbeans.com top supermarket saving secrets.
Get huge savings by timing your food shop
You can get massive reductions if you go to the supermarket at the right time - often after a certain time late in the day. Find out more about timing your shop here.
Watchout for the bargains that could be a con
A BBC documentary recently exposed UK supermarkets for using dirty tricks on offers, so beware. Find out more on the story and how to avoid being conned here.
Get into using cheaper cuts of meat
Cheaper cuts are often just as tasty, if not more so, than the more expensive ones that we’re used to buying. Give them a go and save yourself loads. Find out all about cheaper meat cuts here.
Unbranded painkillers by law have the same ingredients as branded and are 80% cheaper.
Learn the psychology of why we buy own branded and how to avoid this money wasting danger zone.
Buy in bulk and stock up when offers are on
You do the maths: buy small - £4.50 per kilo, buy big - £1.00 per kilo. Check out our guide to bulk buying here
Use loyalty cards but never be loyal
Always use loyalty cards to collect points and always be unfaithful if things are cheaper elsewhere. Getting points is hardly ever as good as saving cash.
Take advantage of vouchers and money off coupons
Avoid travel expense
You can get free deliveries on essentials to avoid expensive corner shop prices when you run out, transport costs to supermarkets, and generally save time and hassle. You can get over 250 essentials delivered to your door for free using the milk&more deal on studentbeans.com
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