Be An Empowered Consumer

Time to post this again to encourage you to be an empowered consumer! I posted this one year ago here and it still contains relevant information for today.

Be an empowered consumer by learning as much as you can about coupons, free samples, store policies, and manufacturer policies. It’s all about standing up for yourself and it might just save you some money! I’ve blogged about several topics that relate to this theme, here is […]

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By |2013-05-19T18:34:48-05:00July 15, 2009 7:01 am|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |6 Comments

Freebies 4 Mom Coupon Resources

Resources to help all of my readers use coupons to save money on their normal everyday purchases.

Hottest Coupons
Browse the hottest coupons that I’ve recently blogged about

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Printable Manufacturer’s Coupons
These are my favorite printable coupon sites that offer a wide variety of coupons, most can be used at any store that accepts printable coupons.

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By |2013-07-13T20:10:04-05:00May 28, 2009 6:48 am|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |0 Comments

The Home Depot Coupon Sources

Did you know that The Home Depot accepts competitor’s coupons? So, where should you look for coupons for other stores that they would honor? Update: I’ve learned that The Home Depot will not accept printable competitor’s coupons. I’ve updated this post to reflect non-printable coupon sources.

Look in the Sunday Paper
If you need a

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By |2013-05-19T18:34:48-05:00March 8, 2009 4:00 pm|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |18 Comments

How to Save at VictoriasSecret.com

I’ve become a fan of shopping online at Victoria’s Secret and I’ve been scoring some great deals. Here are a few things I do when shopping at VictoriasSecret.com:

* Shop thru Ebates (earn 2% back right now, but when they are having a promotion they will increase that)

* Look at coupons codes at Retailmenot.com (just […]

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By |2013-07-13T20:10:05-05:00March 3, 2009 12:31 pm|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |4 Comments

Teaching Your Family About Coupons

The following is guest post written by Christina at Northern Cheapskate.

Clipping coupons, freebie hunting, and shopping for deals is a lifestyle choice. It takes patience and time and creativity to save money when you shop. Your whole family must be on board if you’re going to make couponing a part of your frugal lifestyle.

Here are a […]

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By |2013-05-19T18:34:48-05:00February 3, 2009 2:00 pm|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |0 Comments

Coupons 4 Mom: Coupon Overage

Ryan and Amy asked “Is there a policy for overages? I have looked into this, but I couldn’t find anything. Some cashiers just scan the coupon and give the full amount off. I had one cashier say that she is suppose to reduce the amount of the coupon. If a product costs $0.89 and the coupon was for $1.00 off, if they reduce the amount does Wal-Mart still get $1.00 or do they get $0.89? […]

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By |2013-07-13T20:10:05-05:00August 7, 2008 7:04 am|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |0 Comments

How do you maximize savings with coupons?

Donna just asked me this question and I was hoping to get your help in answering it:

I’m new at coupons and am wondering if anyone can point me in the direction of a post that explains how to save the most $$ . . . Am enjoying the coupons, but don’t know how to use them to best maximize my savings!” -Donna
This is a big question, so I wanted to offer some brief advice of […]

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By |2013-05-19T18:34:48-05:00July 24, 2008 2:28 pm|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |15 Comments

Be An Empowered Consumer

Be an empowered consumer by learning as much as you can about coupons, free samples, store policies, and manufacturer policies. It’s all about standing up for yourself and it might just save you some money! I’ve blogged about several topics that relate to this theme, here is a summary of those.

You Have the Right to Use Your Coupons @Target and @Walmart:
Know the store policies and follow-up with corporate if you believe […]

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By |2013-07-13T20:10:05-05:00July 15, 2008 7:49 am|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fraudulent Coupons Hurt Everyone

Fraudulent coupons ultimately hurt you as a consumer because they discourage stores from accepting coupons and they discourage both stores and manufacturers from issuing coupons. The purpose of a coupon is for a store or manufacturer to offer you money savings on a specific product. When a fraudulent coupon is accepted by a cashier, then the store loses money because it can either not get the coupon reimbursed by the manufacturer or the store ends up giving you a discount […]

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By |2013-07-13T20:10:06-05:00July 10, 2008 3:26 pm|Categories: Coupons, Deals|Tags: |27 Comments
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