Downsizing your food budget


Just about everyone is looking for ways to save money on many of the daily necessities. A big target: The food budget. From coupons to home-grown gardens, consumers are doing what they can to reduce their grocery bills.

Experts say consumers are moving more toward grains to save money, and are consuming less meat. Sadly, consumers are buying more pre-packaged foods, which are generally less nutritious. Even worse... people are eating out just as much as before, but now eating cheaper foods like fast food.

Check out this video for more money-saving grocery ideas.

Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, MBA, CFE performs fraud examinations and financial investigations for her company Sequence Inc. Forensic Accounting, and is the author of Essentials of Corporate Fraud.