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Rimm Associates Part 2

Updated on June 13, 2019
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Rimm Associates Part 2

Coupon Wave--2

FINDING COUPONS: Clipping coupons from different sources will provide you with a lot of options on products and deals. To start getting COUPONS, you will find several different ways to do this. Make sure you get the store weekly advertisements, so you can compare with the (Newspapers, magazines, internet, e-mails, e-coupons, store cards, tear pads, store ads, the ad machines in the store aisles, manufacturers, friends, family, coupon clubs, and other area's.)

Coupon sites change coupons about every 7 to 10 days. When you PRINT coupons, you can only print 2 of each item, from each coupon site! Don’t use photocopied coupons. Unless the store is providing them, using photocopied coupons may be considered coupon fraud, which may be considered against the coupon policy.

Coupon Information Corporation--explains what the couponing rules are. Coupon theft is on the rise. People are taking coupon inserts, huge amounts of tear pads, peelies, blinkies store ad coupons and selling them. This is not being honest!

Tear Pads: Vendors put tear pads and coupons out by their products. This is a favor to the consumer. Take a couple of these, but please do not take the whole pad or an excessive amount that is just RUDE! These are not put out for people to sell, this is a promotional tool to see what response the product is getting.

Peelies: Coupons found on products. These coupons are put on certain products in order to sell them faster. Do not remove them and save them for later. Buy the product and use the coupon at checkout. These are not also not to be removed for sale.

Blinkies: Found in the aisle at the store spitting out of a black or red box. The box usually has a red blinking light on it. Take a few of these — saving them for a sale if you are going to buy the product that day. Otherwise, leave them for the next shopper. These also are not to be sold.

Stores ads: Can be combined with manufacturers coupons, for even more savings. Please do not take a stack of ads from a store in order to hold for yourself. You are not the only person trying to save money.

Many couponers love getting a large number of items for nothing (or next to nothing), only do this if you can actually use that amount. Don’t be greedy and leave the shelves bare, be considerate of your fellow shoppers and take only what you know you and your family will actually use.

You discover while at the store that you can’t use a coupon and it is still valid, leave it for someone else who may be able to make use of it. The shopper behind you has one item and no coupons, you have several items and coupons, let them go ahead of you. This is common courtesy and will give Couponers a better name.

Extreme Couponing

Collecting Coupons: You need to first set aside a few hours a week to find new coupons. You’ll find free coupons in the mail, newspapers and on the internet. You can find a lot of coupons on the internet, so most of your time is spent looking through coupon websites. Save those sites in some kind of a file, it makes the next search so much faster! My advice is to first gather as many coupons you can from various sources, then sort through them one by one. Trade with your family and friends so you all can save on favorites. There are also, websites that upload electronic coupons directly to your store rewards cards. This makes it very easy when going to the store.

Grouping coupons: You will need to find a way to keep tabs on expiration dates and maximize your coupon grouping. Don’t rush to use the coupons immediately. In order to use coupons effectively, you will often have to use them at a later date to combine with store sales. Be aware of the expiration dates, you don’t want good coupons to go to waste.

Start a system: List all multiple coupons you have. Make a plan to combine store coupons with manufacturer ones to increase savings. Take advantage of stores that double coupons for even bigger savings. Most stores have stopped the doubling of coupons, so really watch your coupons. Compare your coupons with the sales ads. Write your shopping list and ensure that you have the right coupons for the items included.

Stacking coupons: Combining coupons is known as ‘stacking’ and is one of the main goals used by Thrifty couponers to save big bucks. Store sales coupon, plus Manufacturing coupon. Example: Your favorite store is having a sale, 10 for 10, your coupon reads $.50 off. IF the coupon doubles, you get the item free. (OR) You have a store coupon for $.25, a manufactures coupon for $.25, put them together/doubled makes a dollar, making that item free!

Bulk buy at bottom prices: It is essential to know when prices hit rock bottom. A general rule, the 6/ 8-week cycle. Take notes of which products go on sale, that way you know that it is the lowest price for that item. Keep a record of prices during sales so you can determine the best time to stock up.

Bulk buying: When buying a large number of items, contact your store manager, so he or she can order more of the items you need. This leaves items on the shelves, making everyone happy. If you have coupons for the items ordered, let the manager know, so the cashier is aware and the items can be brought out when picking up.. Makes your shopping smoother.

Loyalty program: Signing up for store loyalty programs, another saving. Some stores won’t allow non-members to shop at sale prices. You won’t be able to use online special coupons unless you become a member.


© 2018 Darlene LaVoy-Eddington


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