A Fashion Blast From the Past #TBTS

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Disclosure: This blog post comes by way of the folks at RetailMeNot, who contacted me with an opportunity to get to know their site and app. All thoughts and experiences are my own. Back-to-school fashion trends have changed over the years. I was looking through my old photo albums recently and chuckling to myself at… [read more]

4 Basic Tips for Using Coupons

4 Basic Tips for Using Coupons

If you’re new to using coupons, you may find yourself really confused on how to get started or where to go next. Don’t overwhelm yourself. When you take it all back to the basics, couponing is simple. These four basic tips for using coupons are where you should start. If you’re a veteran coupon user, don’t… [read more]

The Sale Price Trick Every Retailer Uses

The Sale Price Trick Every Retailer Uses

How many times have you gone into a grocery store or retail shop only to be bombarded by signs that scream “Sale!”? You run over to the item, see a sale price and scoop it. Then you are on your merry way to the checkout lane and inside reveling that you’ve just gotten a great deal. Congratulations.… [read more]

When Couponing Becomes Compulsive

When Couponing Becomes Compulsive

Have you ever heard of compulsive couponing? A lot of people haven’t, but believe it or not, it is a “thing.” Couponing has a certain draw to it that if you’re not careful, it can easily take over your life and your budget. When couponing becomes compulsive, it can lead to the same problems that… [read more]

What NOT to do with your Coupons

What NOT to do with your Coupons

Coupons are one of the best ways to save on your grocery and household expenses, but they’re also a cause for overspending. It’s way too easy to see a “deal” that you just have to have (because you have a coupon for that item) and pick it up. Sometimes it doesn’t matter that you don’t really… [read more]

How to Waste Money Using Coupons

How to Waste Money Using Coupons

Coupons are a fantastic way to save big money on your grocery bill. If you coupon correctly and diligently, you can easily cut your bill by as much as 50%. For some families, this can be their saving grace. However, if you’re not careful, coupons can actually cause you to waste money and I don’t mean… [read more]

How to Avoid Coupon Fraud

How to Avoid Coupon Fraud

Coupon fraud, the act of using a coupon illegally, isn’t something that most couponers ever want to commit. Aside from the fact that fraud is unethical, getting caught can carry very steep penalties. Avoiding coupon fraud might seem like a big task to a new coupon user, but it’s really not. Take a look at… [read more]

Coupon Fraud 101

Coupon Fraud 101

You know the saying, “A few bad apples spoil the bunch”? This applies to couponing as well. A local grocery store in my area will not accept printed coupons because they were a victim of coupon fraud. Most couponers are ethical, but this one instance ruined it for all us honest folks in my area. It’s… [read more]