Couponing Tips By: Christine Thomas
Coupon Lingo <ul><li>B1G1 or BOGO = Buy one get one (Free) </li></ul><ul><li>MFR = Manufacturer </li></ul><ul><li>Q = coup...
How do I start? <ul><li>Buy at least 1-2 Sunday Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And no you can’t start saving hundreds after ...
Change the way….. <ul><li>You think! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t be brand loyal, be flexible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Th...
Walgreens  <ul><li>There is a limit of 1 RR printed per offer per customer per transaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do multip...
CVS <ul><li>Sign up for Extra Care Card </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register online for email savings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Reasons to stockpile <ul><li>Instead of making a list for what you need weekly – Start shopping for what you would need to...
Stockpiling (cont.)  Things to stockpile Toilet Paper Medicine Make-up Cereal Razors Soap Cleaning products Sponges Shower...
Very important tips…  <ul><li>If store has run out of their sale product get a  RAIN CHECK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is V...
BOGO or B1G1 Sales <ul><li>These are couponers FAVORITE sales! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B1G1 Q + B1G1 Store Sale = 2 FREE ITE...
 
CVS $.83
$3.07 <ul><li>How much did I pay for all of this??? </li></ul>
$.42
Albertsons $5.36 SAVINGS OF $95.56
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  1. 1. Couponing Tips By: Christine Thomas
  2. 2. Coupon Lingo <ul><li>B1G1 or BOGO = Buy one get one (Free) </li></ul><ul><li>MFR = Manufacturer </li></ul><ul><li>Q = coupon </li></ul><ul><li>RR = Register Reward (specific to Walgreens) </li></ul><ul><li>OOP = Out of pocket </li></ul><ul><li>MM = Money Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Stacking = 1 MFR w/ 1 Store Q </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do I start? <ul><li>Buy at least 1-2 Sunday Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And no you can’t start saving hundreds after 1 paper! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Like’ their page – Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>All You Magazine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can only purchase at Wal-Mart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PAH = Print at home coupons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coupons.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redplum.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartsource.com </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Change the way….. <ul><li>You think! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t be brand loyal, be flexible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about it do you HAVE to have that brand? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You shop! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only shop with sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for closeout deals and clearance items </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Walgreens <ul><li>There is a limit of 1 RR printed per offer per customer per transaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do multiple transactions (if you can) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you use RR on a product that is from the same M that gave you a previous RR, the other RR will NOT print out! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t use RR from a previous purchase for the same thing to get more RR – It wont work! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Look for their Monthly Coupon Booklet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These are store coupons that can be stacked with manufacturer coupons </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. CVS <ul><li>Sign up for Extra Care Card </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register online for email savings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scan “Magic Coupon Machine” every time you go to store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scan card at “Magic Coupon Machine” until it says no more coupons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ECB = Extra Care Bucks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Located on bottom of receipt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Earn 2% back on all your purchases. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to the weekly ECBs that you earn for buying advertised products, you earn quarterly ECBs. CVS gives 2% back on all your purchases! So, every 3 months you will get an ECB for 2% of what you spent at CVS that quarter. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reasons to stockpile <ul><li>Instead of making a list for what you need weekly – Start shopping for what you would need to use in a 3 month time frame. </li></ul><ul><li>Products have sale cycles, this is a good thing to try to remember what product goes on sale this way you can stock up enough until the next sale. </li></ul>November December Summer July/August Cough & Cold Meds Carnation Milk BBQ Sauce School Supplies Soup (Campbell’s) Baking Ingredients Marinades Jell-O Wipes Country Time Lemonade Oats Charcoal Tissues Toilet Paper & Cereal – Every 6 weeks
  8. 8. Stockpiling (cont.) Things to stockpile Toilet Paper Medicine Make-up Cereal Razors Soap Cleaning products Sponges Shower Gel Face wash Deodorant Snacks Conditioner Shampoo Water Toothpaste Pet Supplies Soda Styling Products Laundry Soap Mouthwash Ziploc Bags Pop Tarts Shave Gel Frozen Food Can Food Paper Towels Toothbrush
  9. 9. Very important tips… <ul><li>If store has run out of their sale product get a RAIN CHECK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is VIP! You can always come back before the coupon expires to get that product. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WAGS & CVS Rain Check’s DON’T EXPIRE! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do multiple transactions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To maximize your savings do more than 1 transaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Watch out for scams and fraud coupons. Be sure to keep in mind – if a coupon online is too good to be true it probably is! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. BOGO or B1G1 Sales <ul><li>These are couponers FAVORITE sales! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B1G1 Q + B1G1 Store Sale = 2 FREE ITEMS!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On a B1G1 Sale, you may use either: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 $/1 Coupons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 $/2 Coupon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 B1G1 Coupon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CVS and Walgreen’s pharmacies will allow this but some grocery stores don’t. </li></ul><ul><li>All B1G1 sales can be limited by Management; however, you can always use the coupons listed above on that limit. </li></ul>
  11. 12. CVS $.83
  12. 13. $3.07 <ul><li>How much did I pay for all of this??? </li></ul>
  13. 14. $.42
  14. 15. Albertsons $5.36 SAVINGS OF $95.56
  15. 16. The End

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