Free Ebook.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

« The Best of Money Carnival | Main | The Best Thing You Can Do to Sell Your House »

September 07, 2010


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

I always try to combine coupons with store sales. You can save a ton at CVS this way, as well as on groceries. I am at the point where I know sales cycles so well that I almost never pay full price for anything anymore. (I try to buy as many as I can of an item that is on sale and I have multiple coupons for so I don't have to buy it again until the next sale rolls around.)

For grocery coupons you can use the mobile and web service called The coupons can be saved directly to your grocery loyalty card. They come off automatically during check out. That way you don't need to print, clip, or cut out coupons. They work with mainly chain grocery stores like Safeway, Kroger, ShopRite, etc.

I'm not very good at the grocery store couponing, but anytime I buy something online, I google "coupon code for," whether its,, etc, even if you didn't receive the coupon in an email, other people might have shared the coupon code they received. That way I'm not bombarded with coupons that I would use 95% of the time, but when I do use them, I can find one that was shared with minimal effort.

I find coupons to mostly be a pain. Most of the newspaper coupons are for items we don't purchase, or purchase very infrequently. I do almost always look for online coupon codes, though.

For a humorous take on coupons, check out this from "Hyperbole and a Half":


Great idea about setting up a different email account! It is really annoying to get inundated with a plethora of emails once you sign up for all these sites!

The comments to this entry are closed.

Start a Blog


  • Any information shared on Free Money Finance does not constitute financial advice. The Website is intended to provide general information only and does not attempt to give you advice that relates to your specific circumstances. You are advised to discuss your specific requirements with an independent financial adviser. Per FTC guidelines, this website may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs or otherwise. All posts are © 2005-2012, Free Money Finance.