Where do I Find Coupons??
Want to start couponing, but don’t know where to get the coupons from?? There are many different resources for finding coupons.
#1 Sunday Newspaper. Each Sunday (excluding holidays) there are inserts filled with coupons. They are the Smart Source, Red Plum, General Mills, and monthly Procter and Gamble. Buying multiple copies of the paper, will get you multiple coupons to be able to buy more of what is a really good deal. View the full post for more
#2 Printable Coupon Websites
There are websties that are specifically for printing out coupons from home. You can usually print 2 of each coupon-per computer. Here are some of the most poplular coupon printable sites;
These are good ones to start with.
#3 Manufacturer Websites
If there is a specific brand or item that you use, or are planning on buying, then visit their website and they will usually have a tab that says ‘offers’ , ‘promotions’, or ‘coupons’. Sometimes you have to enter your email address or sign up, but this can be helpful because they will email you when they have more coupons for you to print!
#4 Coupon Books
While shopping in your local grocery store, look for coupon books. Sometimes manufacturers put out coupon books by their products. Also, some stores, like Safeway, put out their own coupon books of manufacturer coupons every month, bi-monthly, or for holidays. So keep your eye out because they go pretty fast.
#5 Peelie Coupons, Blinkie Coupons, and Tearpad Coupons
These are all coupons found in the grocery store during your shopping trip
Peelies are coupons attached to the actual item you are buying. These coupons need to be ‘peeled off before you pay to get the savings. So if you are buying something, see if any of the items have a coupon attached and buy those.
Blinkies are the coupons that come out of a small mounted machine with the blinking lights. usually the ones kids can reach and pull out a whole bunch of..
Tearpad Coupons are usually attached to the shelf or display next to the product that the coupons are for. It is good coupon manners to NOT take the whole thing!! (Even though it could be tempting!)
#6 Online Clipping Services
If you don’t have the time, or want to make it a bit easier, you can order coupons already clipped! There are coupon services that offer the same coupon in the paper, plus other regional coupons that you can buy for a small fraction of the coupon amount. This is convenient if you are buying large amounts of an item, or if you work a lot and still want to coupon.
Once you start looking for coupons, you will find them everywhere! The key is knowing what to do with them after you find them! If you are just getting started, you can read more about that HERE!