Monthly Archives: January 2010

Get $45 Worth of Food for $3.50

By Jeffrey Strain 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. This week (good until 01/26/10) Safeway is offering Betty Crocker Fruit Roll-Ups for $1.00 each if you use your Safeway club card and you buy 4 of them. You can print two “Save $1.00 when you buy … Continue reading

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Don't Let Super Couponers Discourage You

By Jennifer Derrick 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 when she explained, “I see these people on TV who get $600 worth of food and only pay $50. I can't get anywhere near that kind of savings or even find that many coupons, so I end … Continue reading

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Is Food Why Americans Don’t Save Money?

We talk a lot about how to save money on groceries on this blog through the use of coupons and other means. That is because when people look at their budgets, food is one area that is not a fixed costs and can be manipulated to save money. The key is to learn how to save the money without giving up the quality of food. A question that we have never asked is whether food is a major cause of … Continue reading

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2010 Coupon Insert Schedule

The 2010 Coupon Insert Schedule Note: 2011 Coupon Insert Schedule For those that collect grocery coupons, it's essential to know when the different coupon inserts are scheduled to appear in your Sunday newspaper. Below is the 2010 coupon insert schedule for Red Plum, the 2010 coupon insert schedule for Smart Source, the 2010 coupon insert schedule for General Mills and the 2010 coupon insert schedule for Procter & Gamble. If there will be more than one insert scheduled to appear, … Continue reading

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