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So Iíve told you how to find all the best coupons and youíve got them organized. Now itís time to shop! You may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with all that is involved, but I guarantee you once youíve done it a few times, it will get a lot easier. And when youíre saving so much money youíll feel even better!
Know your Storesí coupon policiesSince TLCís show Extreme Couponing came out, stores by me have changed their coupon policies. Follow these few pointers to become familiar with each storesí policies before you start coupon shopping.
Shopping each weekIíve developed my own ďsystemĒ for how I get ready for my shopping trips each week. Much like organizing your coupons, there are probably several ways to get ready to shop. This is what works best for me!
If I donít have a coupon for an item, and itís still a good deal or something I know weíll use, I will more than likely still purchase it. For example, when Goldfish go on sale for $1, I will buy at least 20 bags even if I donít have coupons. We eat a lot of Goldfish at our house!
Bargain BuysSeveral stores are running P & G promotions this week again. If you live near a Kroger brand store, they are running a Buy 4 select P & G items, get $4 back instantly promotion. This offer is good through Wednesday September 14th . Walgreens and CVS also have P & G promotions that include getting either Register Rewards or Extra Bucks back. These promotions are running through Saturday September 17th.
FatWallet tip: This post is part of an ongoing series of posts for the couponers and those who wanna be couponers! You may access all the posts on Shannen's author page. Please be sure to check out the grocery coupons and deals forum here on FatWallet to get great deals and connect with other couponers!
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