Deal or No Deal?

Sometimes grocery stores and supermarkets run ‘supersaver’ specials that look great on the surface. But, dig into the details, and they may not be a deal at all. A particularly instructive example of this came to my attention a couple of weeks ago. SuperFresh began advertising a “Save XX% off on your next order (ONYO)”…

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Save Big on School Supplies Now

It’s August and back-to-school sales are in full swing.  Style-conscious kids are naturally focused on getting the perfect clothes or techno gadget, while money-conscious parents are homing in on rock bottom prices for the more mundane school supplies that each child needs throughout the school year.  Pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, glue, scissors, paper, backpacks…you name…

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August is Back to Couponing Month

Today’s Sunday newspaper features 5 separate coupon inserts, including $107 in P&G Brand Saver coupons, $328 worth of coupons in 2 Smart Source inserts, $22 in Red Plum coupons, and $102 in coupons in Kellogg’s annual Fuel for School insert. Next Sunday will bring even more savings. The annual Smart Source Back to School Savings…

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Grocery Shopping Fail

You wouldn't think that it would really be possible to fail when grocery shopping. Sure, you might buy a few items that maybe you shouldn't have or paid a bit more than you could have, but for the most part shopping is pretty common sense. The problem seems to be that what one person views…

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Getting Started with Coupon Savings

Whether you have never used a coupon, or are just getting back into the savings game, here are a few basic, and not-so-basic, tips to help you get in the game! The Fundamentals of Great Grocery Savings If you’ve tried using coupons and found little to no savings on your grocery costs, it’s time to…

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