America Saves Week: Meal Planning

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — After you’ve written down your grocery list and clipped those coupons, it’s time to head to the store. But sometimes, even with list in hand, it’s easy to get distracted, and end up buying more than you really wanted.

It’s America Saves Week, and we’ve been giving you tips on how to improve your financial outlook. Melissa Reeves with eCO Credit Union is here once again with some advice on what to do before you head to the grocery store.

Meal Planning “Sit down during the weekend and write down what you are going to have for breakfast lunch and dinner.  Then go to the grocery store get those items and cook that week instead of eating out.  You see huge savings you’ll be able to use that extra money to put in your savings account.” -Melissa Reeves, eCO Savings

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