As a new year starts, many consumers wisely set goals to save money on every day purchases.   The Consumer Team talk radio program will be featuring strategies for saving money across a wide variety of consumer purchases starting Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 4-6PM on KRLD RadioPete Thomson, executive producer and host of The Consumer Team, commented, “As a new year starts, The Consumer Team is laser focused on ways that our listeners can save money in their lives as a consumer.   This week, we’ll be talking about ways we all can save in the grocery store.”

Jody Rohlena, Senior Editor with Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine, will be a featured guest on the The Consumer Team’s grocery segment.  Pete Thomson commented on Jody Rohlena’s appearance on The Consumer Team.   “Jody and the ShopSmart staff has really done their homework.  We’ll be talking about ways that consumers can save significantly at the grocery store.   In fact, one of the tips from this segment can save shoppers up to 60%.”

Historically, savvy shoppers have mastered ways to save by combining coupons with store sales and other promotions.  According to Thomson, coupon clipping is just the beginning of the process of cutting the family grocery bill.  Thomson added, “There’s no doubt that a family can save thousands of dollars annually by using coupons strategically.   In our interview we’ll be going deeper into the process of saving.   We’ll be talking about new web sites and Apps that have emerged as well as new programs that retailers are rolling out to help their customers be smarter shoppers.”

The Consumer Team is broadcast from 5-7PM Saturdays on 1080 KRLD in Dallas and Ft. Worth, Texas.  Because of special sports programming Saturday on KRLD, for this week only The Consumer Team will be heard Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 4-6PM.  KRLD is the leading news station in the Dallas-Ft. Worth market and The Consumer Team is one of the most listened to weekly consumer advocacy programs in the US.   The Consumer Team features consumer tips, information and research designed to help listeners in the DFW Metroplex and beyond make better consumer and shopping decisions.   Pete Thomson has been working in the area of consumer advocacy for over 10 years.  He founded The Consumer Team with a mission to help Dallas and Ft. Worth consumers save time, money and grief in the consumer lives.  Thomson is also president/CEO of McQ Media, a Dallas based marketing and advertising firm.

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