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 Selling Tactics

Before we get into ways of utilizing coupons to save money, it helps to understand the way that stores sell the products and entice you to spend more than you really want. By taking the time to understand the different ways grocery stores encourage you to spend money, you can combat their strategies and spend…

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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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Missing Store Products

One of the biggest frustrations consumers experience is not being able to find the products they want in their favorite supermarket. How many of us have found ourselves digging through the ice cream section looking for that discontinued flavor or even the item we purchased last week? Add a fantastic coupon or even a voucher…

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Savings Strategies

Once you understand the basics of couponing and you know where you can find the information you need, you will have to use some basic and not so basic strategies to get the most out of your coupons. Here are some of the strategies you may want to consider: Double Your Savings with Rebates Extending…

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Baby Coupons & Offers

Having a baby? Putting together the nursery can be the least of your expenses. You will have costs that include formula, diapers, toys, clothing and much more. However you plan to bring up your baby, baby products can be the high ticket items in your budget. Although it may seem difficult to find coupons and…

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