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How to Become a Coupon Expert

Everyone has experienced the chaos of grocery shopping, and an equal number of people have experienced the checkout lane cringe that occurs when the total amount owed is given by the clerk. Interestingly, many people know there are ways to … Continue reading

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Seeing Coupons as Money

Some people hate to use coupons. Some can’t be bothered, some don’t see that the time required is worth the savings, some are embarrassed, some figure coupons are only for junk food (they aren’t), and some are afraid of being … Continue reading

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The Truth About Extreme Couponing

Lately I’ve been watching TLC’s new show, “Extreme Couponing” which is sort of like watching a train wreck. You know you should look away but you just can’t. The show profiles people who get hundreds or thousands of dollars worth … Continue reading

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Coupon Hostility

Lately I’ve noticed two things: First, there is an increase in coupon use thanks to the Great Recession. Second, thanks to the increased coupon use there is a more vocal judgement of coupon users on Internet forums and at my … Continue reading

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Become a Coupon Broker: Strange Ways to Make Money

If you already use coupons, chances are that you get coupons in the paper that you don’t use. Even if you don’t use coupons, you probably have access to coupons from the paper or magazines that you receive. Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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Why I Use Coupons

Yesterday I went grocery shopping. When the woman in line behind me noticed my stack of coupons, she jokingly suggested to her husband that they might want to move to a different line. I laughed and exchanged pleasantries with the … Continue reading

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Reasons Not To Coupon?

I recently read an article where the author gave 8 Reasons Not To Coupon. I understand that it was probably an assignment given to a “journalist,” but overall the article kind of annoyed me. I do not coupon directly, but … Continue reading

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How To Track Savings: Seeing Progress, No Matter How Small

One of the things that makes it hard when you’re trying to save money is the feeling that you’re not getting anywhere. You make some changes in your lifestyle or you stop spending on unnecessary things and you know you’re … Continue reading

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Safeway Nearby? How Anyone Can Get $45 of Food for $3.50

I’m terrible with coupons, but this week I managed to get get $45.48 worth of food for $3.50 — if you have a Safeway (or Safeway affiliated) grocery store near you, I will show you exactly how to do it. … Continue reading

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Super Couponers: Don’t Get Discouraged by Them

I know quite a few people who have tried to use coupons but ended up quitting because they got discouraged. They felt like they weren’t saving enough, or that somehow they weren’t doing it “right.” One woman put it simply … Continue reading

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Healthy Couponing

It’s no secret that I’m a big coupon user. When I mention this to people, I get one of three reactions: 1. “Hey, that’s great, how much do you save?” 2. “You must have a really unhealthy diet because coupons … Continue reading

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Coupon Blogger – Timeshare Writer Needed & Weekend Reading

First off, we are in need of a coupon blogger to write at least 2 posts a week (more if desired). This is a paid blogging position, but it doesn’t pay a great deal. The position would likely only be … Continue reading

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