With coupons, you can save even more money at the grocery stores.
I remember years ago when I used to wait for the Sunday newspaper, so I could go through all the coupons and carefully choose which ones to clip and use in the grocery store that week. Now, you don’t have to purchase or wait for delivery of a Sunday newspaper, because we are bringing hundreds of dollars worth of coupons to you right here at the end of this article. Clip away and print at your convenience!
Let’s Talk About Coupons
Coupons are a great way to save money. But, they also can entice you to purchase items you normally wouldn’t. Just remember that saving money on something you wouldn’t typically buy and don’t need, might not be such a bargain!
That being said, not using available coupons for items you need and use means leaving money on the table.
Here are some tips and tricks to using coupons wisely:
1. Combine coupons with sale prices. The best bang for the buck comes when an item is on sale, and you have a coupon you can use.
2. Know your standard prices. What is the best, reasonable, everyday price for a product? That’s your baseline.
3. Figure out the price per unit. For example, if it’s a jar of peanut butter, divide the price by the number of ounces. That way you can compare prices easily no matter what store you’re in. Costco, for example, frequently sells items in larger containers and packages than Fry’s. But, if you know the price per unit, you can compare easily. Hint: Costco isn’t always cheaper.
4. Sometimes it is cheaper to purchase an item without a coupon at Walmart, for example, than it is at another grocery store with a coupon. Also, Walmart will frequently accept other stores’ coupons, and match their ad prices!
5. Your smart phone is your best shopping buddy. You can use the calculator on the phone, take photos of items for reference, and do immediate searches online to find out more information. You can keep your shopping list in an app like…