Food is amongst one of the most wasteful things in the American household. So much food gets thrown away, and it is the same as throwing away cash. As part of the financial improvement process, it is a good idea to check out your family’s eating habbits and see what can be done differently. Especially with food being one of the highest costing items on your budget list. There are many coupons available that you can print before going shopping. Some coupons you get by mail and automatically throw away. Next time, see what they are first! Also, some warehouse stores or online merchants can provide you with much better deals. Don’t forget to do some field work in your neighborhood and research the price differences between the stores. You can always shop at few different stores to get the better price, and save that money!