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How to Coupon: 4 Big Couponing Myths Debunked

How to Coupon: 4 Big Couponing Myths Debunked

Misconceptions about couponing abound, but they’re often not true. If they’re stopping you from trying to be a couponer, read over this list of common couponing myths and start saving!     Myth 1: You must spend a lot on newspaper ...more

How to Coupon: Finding Coupons for Gluten-Free & Other Diets

How to Coupon: Finding Coupons for Gluten-Free & Other Diets

More people than ever are aware of their food allergies and sensitivities. As a 20-plus-year veteran of the food industry, I can attest to this. People never used to inquire about specific ingredients as allergy triggers; now, it’s seems rare ...more

How to Coupon: New Program Asks, Would You “Like” Bigger Savings?

How to Coupon: New Program Asks, Would You “Like” Bigger Savings?

The world of advertising has changed dramatically since the days of Mad Men. A lot of us don’t even see television ads anymore, thanks to all the various ways we can skip them; many of the glossy magazines from my youth are gone … so ...more

How to Coupon: Real Men Don’t Clip Coupons…<i>Really</i>?

How to Coupon: Real Men Don’t Clip Coupons…Really?

Shopping for Father’s Day? Instead of getting dad that HD cable sports package he’s been dreaming of, how about a couponing lesson and a list of savings apps?   It’s not as crazy as it sounds. The stereotypical female grocery ...more

How to Coupon: Rebate $$$, Yours for the Taking

How to Coupon: Rebate $$$, Yours for the Taking

The goal of mail-in rebates is to entice us to buy products we otherwise might not. Food, personal care products and pet supplies often come with a rebate offer so good that the company doesn’t even make a profit.   How can companies ...more

How to Coupon: Get Beach-Ready with Coupons!

How to Coupon: Get Beach-Ready with Coupons!

The calendar might say summer starts in a few weeks, but most people consider Memorial Day weekend to be the season’s unofficial kickoff, and that means … bathing suit season (!!). Where I live, recent snow squalls have melted into ...more

How to Coupon: Use Every Coupon Every Time with These 5 Tips

How to Coupon: Use Every Coupon Every Time with These 5 Tips

Coupons accidentally get skipped all the time. In fact, in a bit of coupon blogger kismet, it happened to me an hour before I wrote this post. The total my cashier rang up seemed slightly high, but there was a long line behind me and I was ...more

How to Coupon: Magazines Can Be Good Sources for Coupons

How to Coupon: Magazines Can Be Good Sources for Coupons

Coupon experts know that the best coupons are found in newspaper inserts. Next best are online printables, although they’re often for a lesser face value than their newspaper counterparts (and you’ve got to supply your own printer ...more

How to Coupon: 8 Top Reasons You May Be Overspending

How to Coupon: 8 Top Reasons You May Be Overspending

As Coupon Mom Stephanie Nelson recently demonstrated, using coupons can be life-changing.   Even if you’ve got your basic needs covered, couponing can pad your bank account with enough extra to surprise your honey with a weekend getaway ...more

How To Coupon: Couponing on a Very Tight Budget

How To Coupon: Couponing on a Very Tight Budget

Today is tax day, and while many grumble about how much they owe, few disagree on the importance of at least one federal assistance program: SNAP, also known as food stamps. One in seven Americans receives food stamps, so clearly the need is ...more

How to Coupon: Are Credit Card Grocery Rewards Worth It?

How to Coupon: Are Credit Card Grocery Rewards Worth It?

I’ve noticed a lot of credit card commercials lately mentioning extra rewards for grocery purchases. Since I buy groceries more than anything else, a reward that paid off would be great — but are any of these programs worth it?   ...more

How to Coupon: Couponing, James Bond Style

How to Coupon: Couponing, James Bond Style

What else could possibly be new in the world of couponing? Isn’t the whole topic stick-a-fork-in-it done? Nope! Manufacturers aren’t short on ideas, and the latest strategy to sneak up on us is called “stealth” couponing.   ...more

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