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Coupons and the Web add up to savings for SavingsAngel.com members.
PARK TOWNSHIP -- While everyone else watches their grocery bill climb, Josh Elledge swears he spends less than $200 a month to feed his family of five.
Not only that, he's building an Internet-based business by showing more than 3,000 subscribers how to cut their food bills.
They pay less than $20 a month.
"The biggest thing we teach people is to get away from shopping based on need," said Elledge.
When he shops, Elledge said, he looks for the best deals and stocks up. He never pays more than $2.77 for a gallon of milk, $1 for name brand cereal, 50 cents for shampoos, and he won't pay anything for toothpaste or shaving cream.
The secret is to combine manufacturers' coupons with store sales, and Elledge sells a service that helps shoppers do just that. It's called SavingsAngel.com.
"You can really clean up if you know what to buy and when to buy," said Elledge, 36, who lives near Holland.
"It's so addicting when you go into Walgreens and get $100 of product and pay $20. You look over your shoulder thinking, 'This is too good to be true.... (READ MORE)