If you grab a pen right now, write down your expenses and wonder why your budget is always short, you may be surprised to find that a big chunk of your pay goes directly to your groceries. What most of us do not realize is that when it comes to monthly expenses for groceries, there are great savings opportunities.
In this episode consumer saving expert, Josh Elledge, guides us on how to start managing our finances through purchasing techniques.
Here are the things you will learn in this episode
- How Josh became a consumer saving expert
- How Josh personally cut a $900/month grocery bill down to his $300/month goal.
- How to get big savings in 20 minutes and other ways to take advantage of SavingsAngel’s technology to lower consumer cost.
- Josh’s insight on being a columnist, having a syndicated show and gaining $5M – $6M worth of advertising through networking and content production.
- Secrets on how Josh dropped from 230 lbs. to 167 lbs. including blogging, the app he used for tracking calorie intake and how this process is related to finance.
- What ‘modeling knowledge’ is and how to find the people you want to model.
- His family of entrepreneurs and how they kept him going and helped him reach his goals.
- Principles and implementation tips for career professionals to get you from where you are to where you want to be.
Quotes that Josh mentioned in this interview
- “I am a fan of making a series of good decisions using modern technology and modern advantages to help empower people so they can save more money.”
- “You should be buying sale price items, you shouldn’t be buying full shelf prices when it comes to consumables because the variations in price are crazy.”
- “If you are talking with journalists, go in and talk about what’s in it for them, what’s in it for their readers and how you can be of service.”
- “If you want to achieve great financial, health or career goals, you’re going to have to step outside of the norm. The norm is mediocrity and that is not the path to success.”
- “The life of an entrepreneur – it’s not all roses.“
- “You’re the combined average of the five people you hang out with most. If you want to up your average, you need to stack the deck in your favor. You need to find people who have what you want and try to get around them.”