Coupons….
How to get the most out
of them.
Why use coupons?
Save $
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Keeping It Together:
Organizing Your Coupons
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Envelopes
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Make a category for each envelope
Keep all coupons intact in inserts
Accordian File
Binder
Types of coupons and where
to find them
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Manufacturer Coupons
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Sunday paper
Magazines (All You-Walmart)
Printable (store websites, coupon sites)
Blinkie (red machine in store)
Tearpads (store displays)
Peelies (coupons found on the actual product)
Catalinas (Meijer, Kroger)
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Store Coupons
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Target website
Meijer MPerks
Extra Care Bucks—CVS
Kroger—(load e-coupons and digital
coupons to Kroger card, shortcuts, snail
mail coupons, cellfire)
Walgreens—Balance Rewards
Use coupons wisely
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Check websites/blogs for current deals
Check website coupon database for current coupons
Connect with others that coupon
Combine coupons with sales (stock up during this
time)
Combine store and manufacturer coupons (stacking)
Combine coupons with clearance items. Typically,
stores have clearance areas.
Shop where coupons can be doubled. For example,
Kroger, Meijer
Know prices, compare unit prices
Use coupons wisely
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Read the coupon closely. Does it specify a size or
say “any”? How many do you have to buy?
Read the ad closely. Read the fine print. Often other
sizes than those listed are included in a sale.
Watch for special promotions (mega deals, buy 10
get 1 free, back to school specials, etc.)
Plan meals based on what is on sale, what you have
coupons for and what you have stockpiled.
Know store policies.
Use coupons wisely—Sale price+coupon+promotional
deal+rebate=great savings
Use coupons wisely
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Get a raincheck if item is out of stock
Get organized before you go shopping,
not in the store
Always be on the look out for coupons
Don’t try to do it all in the beginning,
start slow, it will come
Never photocopy a coupon
Individual Store Highlights
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Kroger
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Double manufacturer coupons up to .50 (no limit)
Store coupons do not double
Holds Mega deals
Does not price match
Can load coupons to Kroger Card through Kroger website
Meijer
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Doubles a limit of 2 identical manufacturer coupons up to
.50 per transaction
Price match general merchandise
More Store Highlights
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Target
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Face value on coupons
Allows 1 Target and 1 manufacturer
coupon per item
Does price match
Gift cards for product purchase deals
Stockpiling
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Purchasing items at low, low prices to
keep from purchasing at regular prices
May initially spend more $ out of pocket
Watch expiration dates
Cook meals from what you have
stockpiled.
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www.allrecipes.com
www.supercook.com
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Pharmacy Coupons
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competitors pharmacy
coupons
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Walgreens has coupon
for a $25 gift card with
new prescription,
Kroger will take it.
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Requires a CVS Card
Face value on coupons
Many items will have Extra Care Buck’s (ECB’s)
Extra Care Bucks will print at bottom of receipt
CVS coupons can be combined with manufacturers coupons
There is a limit of how many items with Extra Care Buck’s you
can purchase
Extra Care Buck’s can be used to purchase the same item again
and still receive Extra Care Bucks as long as you have not
reached the limit of items
You can use coupons, both store and manufacturers, to
purchase items qualifying for Extra Care Bucks
Rite-Aid
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Need to sign up for Wellness Card
Earn +Up Rewards
Video Values Coupons
Single Check Rebates
Money Saving Strategies
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Saving money while eating out
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Kidsmealdeal.com
Restaurant.com
Restaurant websites
Sign up for birthday clubs
Entertainment Book
Louisvillebestdeals.com
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Saving Strategies
Saving money while shopping
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Sign up for store mailing list (Bed, Bath and
Beyond, outlet malls)
Sign up for store email list (Bath and Body Works,
Kirklands, Aeropostale, etc.)
Entertainment Book
Always watch to make sure things ring up
correctly
www.groupon.com
www.livingsocial.com
www.louisvillefamilyfun.net
Even more ways to save….
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Rebates:
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Check store displays for rebates
Often only 1 rebate per household
Online shopping
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Always google free shipping and coupon
codes
And one more…
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Price Adjusting
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If you purchase something at Target and it
goes on sale within 14 days you can take
your receipt to customer service and they
will make the adjustment
Helpful Websites
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www.afullcup.com
www.couponmom.com
www.weusecoupons.com
www.slickdeals.net
www.kroger.com
www.totallytarget.com
More websites
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Printable Coupons
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www.coupons.com
www.smartsource.com
www.walgreens.com
www.target.com
www.redplum.com
Thanks for being here!
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Contact us at :
Buffie Daubard
502-485-6194
Krista Campisano 502-485-8592
Nicole Clark
502-485-7004