How to Create Your Own Extreme Coupon Binder with Categories to Keep Your Coupons Organized
Whether you consider your way of couponing to be "extreme" or if you use just a few coupons on your shopping trips to save money, the coupon binder can be your best tool for saving money. A basic coupon binder is very easy to create. Pre-made coupon binders are frequently for sale on eBay or other sites for $30 and up. You don't have to spend alot of money to make a great binder and I'll show you how to it!
Here are the basic supplies you need:
1.One three-ring binder (1 1/2 inch is a good size; if you already have a binder around the house, even better!)
2.8 pages of dividers with labels
3.At least 8 pocket pages (9 slots each page; sometimes called trading card pages)
4.A few sheet protectors (use these for large coupons or store coupon policies)
Label your dividers with the following coupon categories:
- Personal Care & Medicine
- Household, Cleaning & Paper Goods
- Bread, Cereal & Breakfast
- Canned Food, Dressing & Pasta
- Baking, Flour, & Oil
- Snacks, Beverages & Desserts
- Meat, Dairy & Produce
One (or more) pocket page will go in each section. The sheet protectors can go either in the front or back of the binder. Now, gather your coupons and place them in the appropriate categories. You are now ready to shop and save tons of money with your fabulous coupon binder!