Grocery Bills Getting Your Down? 

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According to MSN Money, thanks to inflation, the cost of food in the US will increase by at least 4% in 2015. What will food cost in 4 years? 

“Big-time inflation is headed for the grocery aisles, and whatever your diet, you’ll feel the hit. Compare the prices of common foods today with what they’re likely to cost in 2015.”

Predictions:

Grocery item: A loaf of bread

  • Typical price in 2011: $1.85/lb
  • Estimated price in 2015: $2.16/lb
  • Predicted annual price increase for all cereal products: 4%

Grocery item: A gallon of milk

  • Typical price in 2011: $3.30
  • Estimated price in 2015: $3.86
  • Predicted annual price increase for all dairy products: 4%

Grocery item: Ground beef

  • Typical price in 2011: $3.59/lb
  • Estimated price in 2015: $4.71/lb
  • Predicted annual price increase for red meat: 7% 

Grocery item: Chicken breast

  • Typical price in 2011: $3.21/lb
  • Estimated price in 2015: $4.37/lb
  • Predicted annual price increase for poultry: 8%

Prices at the grocery store have definitely already gone up, but don’t be dismayed there are ways to save money on your food bill!

First of all, deals on gift cards on DealDash will help you save money on groceries so you won’t have to cry every time you ring up your groceries at the market.

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DealDash offers a variety of gift cards for Walmart, Safeway and Amazon.com! All three can get you groceries for less!

A $10 Safeway gift card sold for $0.13, $25 for $0.06, and a $50 for $0.02 Safeway Gift Cards are redeemable at eight popular grocery store brands: Dominick’s, Vons, Carrs, Genuardi’s, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, and Pak ’n Save. This highly valued reward offers a wide selection of products and convenience shopping.

Walmart gift cards have sold for $0.33, for a $25, $0.11 for  $50 and $0.46 for a $10. Remember as with all entertainment auctions auction prices can vary and you can always use buy it now if you end up having to bid more and get your bids back!   Sam’s Club is owned by Walmart you can use these Walmart gift cards at Sam’s Club to save money on even more food (some Sam’s Clubs even sell gas!).

Amazon.com gift cards have recently sold for $0.08 for $75, $100 for $1.22, $15 for $0.32. There’s currently an auction for one $800 amazon.com gift card on DealDash! Did you know that Amazon.com even has an Amazon Fresh section and will deliver fresh food right to your doorstep?

Remember, if you do not win an auction with your bids you can buy it now, get your gift card in the mail within a week or 2 and get all your bids back to try to win again next time. It’s great that DealDash offers gift cards to grocery stores and popular big box retailers.

Combine these deals with extreme couponing (Extreme Couponing tips can be found online on one of many blogs such as The Krazy Coupon Lady
, be prepared to win,  and the inflation of 2015 and beyond won’t scare you anymore!

Tell us how you keep your grocery costs low!

 



 

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