I very much agree! Clipping coupons was very tie consuming for me working and having 3 kids at home. I greatful for this information, because it has helped with question I had in the back of me head. It is very kind of you to share this information. I love that you are saving your saved money for a vacation. Please read the article and sub articles carefully. It depends on the coupon and store when quantity comes into play. Thanks for reading! Thanks for the tips. Most useful I have on the web so far. I am a beginner and made the mistake of overloading myself with every resource I could find.
I am taking your advice now and starting out slowly and becoming more advance with time. Layla- Thanks so much for this kind comment! I appreciate it. Good luck with your couponing adventures! I notice of the tv show they never go to the meat dept.
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If you notice the contestants by hundreds even thousands of one deal so they can rack up their total bill. The contestants go way over the top on quantity of cheap or free items so they can blow the viewers away with the total amount they saved.
Those are very hard to get free. I like to take a more moderate approach and I still save thousands every year. I buy what I need and try to feed my family a well balanced diet. Sure Linda thanks for asking!! It is g84alr. You need two coupons because it says one coupon per item purchased. This is confusing for a lot of beginning couponers.
Just know that you can use multiple coupons as long as you are purchasing multiple items. I hope that helps! I noticed on the TLC show, these women spend hours and hours gathering info. I am just starting and still a little overwhelmed. Veronica- It is. I mention how I spend only hours a week on it. When I was working full-time without a child I had even more time and would spend hours a week on it. But now with a child and being pregnant I really only coupon for hours a week max and still save a couple hundred dollars a month. So its possible!
Getting started is more time consuming, but once you get the hang of it you can be more efficient. Newspapers bought in other states can we use inserts in Alabama? Do you know? If I bought extras I would donate to charities, just saying. Anita, thanks for all the tips. I would consider a dozen cans of something a stockpile compared to the hundreds of boxes of toothpaste one guy had. Linda- Yes I agree. I think there needs to be a moderation in life and in couponing. You are right many of those items will go bad and expired before they are used unless they are donated to those in need.
So taking a balanced approach does really make it something someone can do for life. Here is an article about the biggest mistakes couponers make and how to avoid them if you would like to check it out. I go into more depth about this very issue. I am a newbie to couponing. I have been collecting coupons for the last 6 weeks. I am a stay at home house wife and have all the time to gather information and clip. I have a 1 inch binder chock full of coupons, I have been taking advice from experienced couponers with being patient which is not always my best virtue , I am going to be a regular visitor to your site.
Thank you for your tips!! Censia- Thank you so much for the kind comments. I really appreciate that. I hope all goes well in your couponing endeavors. Please do keep visiting and let me know if you have any questions! You are awesome! I have read quite a few of your articles on different ways to save money. I had no idea about Formula cash until I read your article. You have some really great tips and I thank you for sharing!! Cassandra- Thank you so much! I really appreciate it! Yes those formula checks are awesome :. Thanks for reading and commenting!
This post is very informative. Thank you for sharing Anita. Will go check them out now! So this is what i have been wondering since I am a coupon beginner…If you go to the store with a list, while walking up and down aisle you spot something on sale. Now without having coupons cut out, how do you know if you have a coupon for that item?
Or are you strictly shopping off a list with no deviation? Any help or direction is appreciated. Please Help! Try these two UK coupon sites. S to both study and work so I decided to learn how to purchase everything by coupons to save my money.
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Thank you so much for your article. It really helps me alot with many things that I could not understand before when I started looking at the coupons on the newspapers or websites. Can I have a few questions? I can get it that when I buy this item with the reg.
Is it right? And if I want to buy more this item like 3 or 4 , can I clip or print 4 more this coupon and just total pay 8. Thanks so much again and have a nice day!! Hang Tra YES you are right! The one thing is, it depends on the store how many coupons that are exactly the same they allow per transaction. You have it right. Good luck! Thanks so much for replying me thoughtfully.
However i was wondering how to use coupons to get free items rather than items just at a discount. I think saving is great either way, I was just wondering when people say they donate free items how to get those with coupons. Jamie- Yes, Please just read this article and the other linked articles to get a good handle on how to begin.
Comment if you have specific questions. Best wishes! Anita, thank you so much for this site. I have tried to do the coupon thing before and got so over whelmed that I stopped. But looking over the top 11 things it shows me that I can do this without having to worry about trying to be like the TLC show. Come on talk about rude in my book.
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