In 2014 300 billion coupons were distributed in the US….thats right, billion with a B! You most likely see coupons all the time just going about your daily life but haven’t been on the lookout for them so they went unnoticed. In the below text we’ll explain the best places to find coupons so you can start saving more and spending less.
Printable Coupons – Printable coupons are coupons you print at home from your computer. Some of the best savings these days are to be had through are through printables. Certain websites specialize in printable coupons, a few of our favorites are:
eCoupons – eCoupons are coupons that get loaded directly to your stores savings cards and go into effect automatically when you check out at the register. You can find them on your stores website, through their apps or on sites like Cellfire.com
The Sunday Newspaper is still a great place to find coupons and it is definitely worth your while to subscribe as it’s relatively inexpensive compared to the savings you will get out of it. Most newspapers allow you to subscribe to the Sunday paper separately so you don’t need to waste money on the weekly subscription if it’s not of interest to you. Coupons in the Sunday paper will come in the form of inserts that are issued by Smart Source, Red Plum or Proctor & Gamble.
In The Store:
Blinkies – These are in store coupons that can usually be found coming out of blinking red boxes near the product they discounting.
Receipts – Catalina coupons print at the register after you make a purchase.
Peelies – These coupons are attached to a package and need to be peeled off.
Coupon Pamphlets – These are usually on display at the store when you first walk in.
Hangtag – You will find these coupons hanging from the neck of a product.
Inside The Package – Sometimes coupons are located inside a package and need to be cut out of the box it came in.
Now that you know where to find coupons, it’s time to learn how to properly organize them which is a bit of a science in itself.