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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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CVS Ranks You Against Others on Your Money Saving Ability

Do you consider yourself an expert saver who is able to get the best deals at the stores where you shop? If you consider yourself good at saving money, and one of the stores your frequent is CVS, you can … Continue reading

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How to Make Money with Box Tops for Education

I always find it interesting when I come across things that can be sold that the vast majority of people would never even consider selling. I discovered the other day that there is a robust market for selling Box Tops … Continue reading

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Is a Coupon Class Worth The Price of Admission?

Classes run by “coupon experts” that promise to teach you how to maximize your coupon savings have been around for a while. With the recent popularity of couponing thanks to the TLC show, “Extreme Couponing,” I’ve noticed a surge in … Continue reading

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The Difference Between “Saving” and “Not Spending”

While watching the train wreck that is “Extreme Couponing” the other day, I was struck by how so many of these people seemed to have become confused about the difference between saving money and not spending money. One woman was … 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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