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By purchasing items at well below retail prices and holding on to them in your home until you need them, you avoid having to pay retail price. When you acquire two or three products for the price of one, and will use them up before they go bad, you significantly stretch what your budget can do.
You save money when you buy at a lower price. You avoid extra trips to the store when you have things on hand. You have more flexibility in your budget and your cooking decisions.
Common misconception: You must have a huge stockpile that over takes your home and will last you for years.
It’s not so much about buying everything in sight and holding on to it for years to come to save money. It’s about knowing that the sales on any given type of product cycle to a stockpilable price about every 3-4 months. It’s about paying attention to how much of something your family uses on average and purchasing enough of it at that low price to last through the average sale cycle for that product.
It makes a lot more sense for most families to create a reasonable stockpile that will support their budget over time.
Stick with me over the coming weeks as I help you build a stockpile and system that will put you on track to savings.