People often believe that generic brands of food products will always be cheaper than their name brand counterparts. If you are coupon savvy, you will quickly learn that brands can be cheaper - if the coupon is right. But those coupons aren't always right, and it will still … [Read more...] about Are brands cheaper with coupons than buying generic brands?
Did you stop by a store you weren’t planning on and want to purchase something? Check your email on your phone to see if they have recently emailed you a coupon code or special bonus for in-store. For example, I went shopping at Old Navy, and while waiting in line to pay, I … [Read more...] about Check your email for in-store coupons while shopping
When you are planning a household budget, it is often hard to spend the money on a new product that your family just might not like. One thing to do is to make a point of only trying out a new product if you have a coupon for it, that way if for whatever reason your family does … [Read more...] about Trying new products only when you have a coupon
Yes, coupons are wonderful! But even a savvy coupon user can make mistakes that will cost them money in the long run. Here are some of the biggest mistakes couponers make, so check to make sure you aren't doing any of them! Using coupons too early people tend one user killer … [Read more...] about Biggest Mistakes Shoppers Make When Using Coupons
One problem with getting a great deal on a coupon is that people feel the need to rush out and use that coupon immediately. The problem as most coupon savvy shoppers already tend to have a stockpile of the things they use most often. So if you already have eight boxes of your … [Read more...] about Wait to use those coupons instead of using them immediately
If you are new to couponing, you have probably heard about coupon doubling. Basically coupon doubling will take the face value of your coupon and double the amount. So if you have $1 off a box of cereal, on coupon doubling days you would get $2 off instead of just $1. It is … [Read more...] about How does coupon doubling work?
If you frequent coupon boards, you have probably discovered that the value of a coupon in last Sunday's insert can vary depending on the person's location. So your $1 off laundry detergent coupon might be $2 off for someone in the next state over or 50cents off for someone in … [Read more...] about Why coupon inserts have different coupon values based on where you live
If you go and type in the word coupon on eBay, you will find about a zillion listings, not to mention you often need to search for both the word "coupon" and "coupons" to get them all. But how can you narrow down the search a bit better to find the coupons you need? Do you know … [Read more...] about Searching for Coupons on eBay
If you print a lot of online coupons, you have probably discovered that they will usually only allow you to print one or two before you hit a limit. While this trick won't allow you to get dozens of printed coupons, it will sometimes get you an extra one or two. Next time you … [Read more...] about How to get multiples of printed coupons
There are a ton of coupon code sites out there, but a lot of times they only offer coupons for specific company is and websites they are affiliate for. This means the only show the coupons for the online stores that they have some incentive to show you because if you use that … [Read more...] about How to Quickly Find Coupon Codes When Shopping Online
Do you see women pulling out 80 copies of the same coupon to buy 80 bottles of ketchup for next to nothing? But it doesn't take much to know that purchasing 80 Sunday newspapers will get expensive, no matter how many of the coupons you use to get some products for free. When you … [Read more...] about How to get multiple copies of coupon inserts
If you have ever taken a close look at one of your coupons, you have probably notice it has a notice on it along the lines of "Void if sold, transfered or auctioned". But you have most likely seen many coupons listed on eBay, sold on websites or traded on couponing forums. So is … [Read more...] about Is it legal to buy and sell coupons on eBay?
I have heard people say you should never buy coupons on money because you shouldn't spend more money to save money. But in actuality, you can save more by buying more coupons, even if you are paying to get more of them. Here is how to put buying coupons into perspective. Let's … [Read more...] about Is it worth buying coupons on eBay?
Yes, it is tempting to buy 96 cans of chicken noodle soup, but you aren't saving any money if you end up throwing it out because a year and a half later you notice it has expired. So how can you ensure you don't end up wasting food because it has expired without you realizing … [Read more...] about Are you letting your stockpiled food expire?
It is hard to resist the temptation to buy 80 bottles of ketchup or 24 12-packs of toilet papers when it doesn't cost you a penny. But while having such a stockpile means you eat for next to nothing, there is the definite problem of where to store all the stuff you have bought. … [Read more...] about Where should you store your coupon stockpiles?