Grocery Coupon Book Scam

While this system sounds ideal when the concept of how it is supposed to work is explained, reality is quite a different matter. Here is the basic set up the coupon certificate programs, how they are sold as working and how they work in reality: Promoter: The promoter, usually the owner of the company, recruits…

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Coupon Scams

One area that all people who decide to use coupons need to take special care about are coupon scams. There are a wide variety of them that will attempt to seperate you from your hard earned money. Taking care and becomming aware of the different types of coupon scams that exist will help you avoid…

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Grocery Coupon Facts

In 2003, 77% of people reported that they have used coupons when shopping, saving an average of 11.5% on their grocery bills. In 2003, manufacturers offered more than $250 billion in coupon savings. The average face value of manufacturer’s coupons offered to consumers increased 4.9% to $.85 — more than double the pace of the…

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Understanding Sale Items

Grocery store sale items are a shopper’s best friend and where you can significantly cut your grocery shopping costs. It’s important to know, however, that all sale items are not created equally although the grocery store would like you to believe so. In fact, there can be a huge difference in the amount you save…

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Store Tactics & Facts

Grocery stores utilize a number of tactics to try and make you spend more money than you want to. By understanding these tactics, you can take measures to make sure that you don’t fall for them and spend your hard earned money on things you really don’t need or want. Store Selling Tactics Having Groceries…

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Men Don’t Buy Tampons

Keeping costs down, and staying within a budget, can be overtaken by events (OBE) fairly easily. Even with the best intentions, things happen. When I was newly married, maybe 6 months into this adventure, I kept us on a very tight budget. It wasn’t easy, we were both post-grad, and while others were taking copious…

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