If you’re reading this, you’ve already completed the first step. Well done.
Read on for more tips on how to get started or if you already have started, how to get the basics of couponing down.
Of course if you’re gonna start couponing, you’re going to need some coupons.
Coupons come from a few different main sources.
Paper coupons – Every Sunday (except on most holiday weekends) you can find coupon inserts in major Sunday papers. If you are lucky, some areas also distribute these same inserts directly in the mail (with all the ‘junk mail’), usually mid-week. The type of insert we get each week differs but you can look ahead at previews to see what to expect.
Digital coupons – You’ll find these in the app or website of each retailer. For example, you’ll find digital coupons in the ‘savings’ tab on Kroger’s app or website. Target’s digital coupons are called ‘Target Circles’ and found in the Target circle section of their app and website. To use digital coupons, save the offers while logged into your account. When you go to shop make sure to enter in your information at checkout while in-store (this will usually be your phone number). Digital coupons will come off automatically before paying.
Printable – These are often shortened to ‘IP’ (Internet Printable). Printable coupons are great way to save without the need for paper coupons. Some coupons may let you print it more than once but others may be single use. You cannot photocopy or print multiples of a coupon as it will have the same barcode. You can find printable coupons in a few different places: