A blog about keeping yourself and your expenses lean in Oakland County, Michigan.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

April Week 1 Grocery Store Roll Call 04/01/10-04/03/10

Here are my week 1 results:

04/01/2010 Meijer
Total Spent: $4.64
Total Saved: $30.22
Percentage Saved: 86.69%
Notes: Used coupon for $1.50 off order and received coupon for $.50 off next order

04/03/2010 Rite Aid
Total Spent: $1.08 off free gift card from prescription transfer

Total Saved: $16.31
Percentage Saved: 100%
Notes: Partial paid with Flexible spending account out of different budget

04/03/2010 CVS
Total Spent: $7.97

Total Saved: $35.44
Percentage Saved: 81.64%
Notes: Used $18 in ECBs Received $13 in ECBs due to purchases (used one rain check) & $10.50 in ECBs for winter spending
By leveraging the Pharmacies, my flexible spending account I was able to purchase 105.79 worth of products for just $12.61 out of pocket!  My savings rate for this week although it was a very short week was 88.1%.

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