Review of the week in personal finance

Each week, WalletPop will do a look back on the week's top personal finance stories as it joins with CostRefuge. Here are some from last week from mainstream publications and the blogosphere.

Trent from The Simple Dollar looks at the mindset behind grocery store purchases from his own personal experiences and provides some tips on how best to navigate the sometimes overwhelming number of choices to make informed decisions on what products will be most valuable to you and your family.