Monthly Archives: March 2008

Reasons to Consider Grocery Delivery

Conventional wisdom says that paying to have your groceries delivered to your door is a waste of money. I have to disagree with this assessment. I have found that having my groceries delivered has saved me far more time and money than I could have ever done by shopping on my own. Yes, there is a charge to have the groceries delivered and you should give the tip to the person who delivers them, but even with these costs I … Continue reading

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SmartChoice Printable Coupons

We now have smartsource coupons that can be printed from your computer on our website Be sure to sign up to be notified weekly by email (top right corner “Get Coupons By Email” button) when the new coupons come out. Some of the coupons currently being offered: SAVE $1 when you buy any one (1) bag of Flat Earth ® brand snacks SAVE 55¢ On any ONE (1) variety of The Laughing Cow® Cheese Wedges SAVE $1 on Jergens® natural … Continue reading

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BBQ Coupons

With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to get ready for BBQ season and BBQ coupons that even those who hate coupons can love. Many people don’t like coupons. I’m one of them. BBQ season, however, is the one time of the year that I do use coupons. If you go to the alcohol section of the grocery store, you will see that many of the wines, hard liquors and beers will have coupons offers for BBQ necessities – … Continue reading

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Using Store Scanner Policies To Save Money

There are other ways to save at the grocery store beyond coupons. One of the best ways to save money is watch your prices. Watch them figuratively by shopping around for the best deals and stacking them with coupons, but also watch them literally when they are rung up at the cash register. If a scanned price is different from the price marked on the shelf, you may get that item for a discount or even free. Mass merchandisers, grocery … Continue reading

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Financially Secure People Eat Leftovers

When it comes to grocery shopping and saving money, coupons aren't the only way to save. In fact, one of the the best way to cut down your food bill is to actually use all the food that you buy instead of throwing it out. This weekend I was reading “You're Broke Because You Want to Be: How to Stop Getting By and Start Getting Ahead” by Larry Winget. (A pretty good read, by the way. The advice is nothing … Continue reading

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Using Grocery Loyalty Programs To Teach Kids Saving Skills

As a child, I went grocery shopping with my adult sister at a store that didn't exist in my hometown. When she checked out, the cashier gave her a number of stamps based on how much she had spent, and she discovered that she had enough saved to treat me to a toy chosen from the store's stamp redemption counter. Even though I hadn't seen her save the stamps over several trips, I remember the thrill of seeing how saving … Continue reading

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Stacking Savings

One of the best ways to save money with grocery coupons is to stack them with other discounts. You can save a lot more when you use a coupon when the item is on sale and when your local store is offering double coupons rather just at the time you find the coupon. Another way to stack savings is to sign up fro programs that offer additional savings when you purchase their product. A good example is the Upromise college … Continue reading

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