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Online coupon policy
Midwestern grocery store Marsh posts its coupon policy online.
Online price-matching policy
Target price-matching policy available online.
Customer loyalty card
CVS Pharmacy ExtraCare loyalty card.
Perks and rewards
Kroger Fuel Rewards.
An everyday low price (not a sale)
A regularly priced item highlighted in a Meijer ad as Great Price.
Loss leaders in ads have a consistent look and purpose.
Coupons released by the manufacturer of the product say manufacturer and are accepted at many stores.
Coupons released by a store say store and are accepted at that store only.
Printable manufacturer coupon site
Coupons.com offers a savings club where members can get access to exclusive higher-value coupons, in addition to the typical free coupons they offer.
Cellfire, a digital coupon site.
Shopkick rewards, a mobile app.
When you use SavingStar coupons, the value of the coupon is deposited into your account, and when you reach the minimum amount, they pay you in the form of PayPal or gift cards.
YourBucks Offers on Coupon Network. YourBucks coupons are triggered to print at the cash register when you purchase certain items.
A standard (manufacturer) coupon
Example of a legitimate manufacturer coupon. Make sure all the pieces are there. There are many fraudulent coupons available on the web.
A fraudulent coupon
This one’s fake. Seven dollars off two rolls of wrap is a deal that’s just too good to be true.
High-value fraudulent coupon
This one’s fake, too, and an even more too good to be true than the last one.
You can verify coupons from Bricks and Coupons.com online using the Veri-Fi Code.
How coupons work
When you check out, the cash register automatically associates coupons to the correct products.
Depending on the store’s coupon policy, the cash register system may allow you to apply a variety of deals to any one product to maximize your savings.
With popular rewards, such as Walgreens’ Register Rewards, store credit may come in the form of a gift card or coupon.
Other stores offer freebies as rewards, such as the free Coca-Cola products Target offered with specific purchases.
Limits on rewards
Some stores set limits on rewards, such as the one CVS Pharmacy shows here, on the number of rewards one person can earn.
Searching for rebates
Searching for a Procter & Gamble rebate form. Even if the rebate form isn’t available online, your search often pulls up places where people are talking about the rebate and will tell you how to get your hands on it.
Grocery Price Book
The goal of The Grocery Price Book is to track prices for products you often buy to discover sale trends.
You may outgrow your tiny coupon holder quickly. Try upgrading to a binder.
Weekly meal plan template
Plan your meals using a template like this one and create a shopping list.
Create a theme, such as Vegetarian or Crockpot Meal, for each day of the week, and then to plan meals based on the theme.
Detailed shopping list
Your list shouldn’t include just the items you plan to buy. Add notes about the items you list.
My couponing blog
My In Good Cents blog is a good place to start to build your couponing community online.
Have a lot of friends? With the zuuzs cash-back system, you create a social shopping network, earning a percent of cash back on your purchases, your friend’s purchases, and your friend’s friend’s purchases.
Online rewards program
Search the Internet through Swagbucks to earn Swag Bucks, plus redeem grocery coupons, shop online, take polls, play games, and more.