Is Your Grocery Bill Going Up?
It may feel like every time you even step into a grocery store, the prices have gone up. The reality is that American consumers spend a lot of money on food every month. In 2000, the average family of two adults, aged 50 and older, spent $500.00 a month on groceries, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2012, that number increased to $700.00. That amount only includes food prepared at home, and not money spent eating out at restaurants, which would cause the number to go up even more