My recent efforts at saving money have focused on our grocery bill. For me, grocery includes health and beauty items and household items like cleaning supplies. In this regard I have found that keeping a Price Book one of the most helpful things I do.
In its most basic form, a Price Book is simply a listing of the prices of the items you purchase. It can include regular prices, sale prices, and prices at various stores. The benefit to keeping a Price Book is that you’re able to tell in an instant whether a sale price or warehouse bulk buy price is a good buy or not.
Here are my thoughts on what makes a particularly useful Price Book.