Coupon Waveby Darlene Lavoy-Eddington on 12/16/18
I have searched for many years putting together all the information that I am going to be giving you. There are so many people that are in need of help, and truly have no idea where to go! It’s so difficult to trust things on the internet at times since scammers are everywhere anymore.
I’m wanting to help all that I can. My website was started to help everyone, not for me to get rich. I pay for the website out of my pocket. It includes 26 separate pages of different categories, coupons, freebies, jobs, military, medical, education, sales and so much more.
Rimm Associates — http://rimmassociates.com/
Let me tell you, I have worked over 20 years with the veterans, disabled, charities and homeless. I became disabled with a brain tumor, causing me to be pretty much deft and other disabling issues. It wasn’t that I became disabled, but that I couldn’t help out in the public anymore. I gave a great deal of thought of what I could do to still help. That’s how my website began. Now as I said earlier it has 26 pages, my facebook pages and groups are resting at 25, 34 boards on Pinterest, tons of social media, and much more.
Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/loveabledee1954
Pinterest — https://www.pinterest.com/loveabledee1954/
Well enough about all that. I really hope that some of you can really use this information.
Well — — I have been told several times that using coupons are a waste of time. To some of you maybe this is true.
Do you know I’ve seen coupons sit on desks, tables, ect. — -to be shuffled through a couple times and put back there. Never to be touched again till there in the trash.
I have never seen coupons grow legs, read ads, drive to the store, pick up the products — -collect the savings!
It does take work and I will do my best to show you how!
Couponing is your own business.
Wow! Where do I start! Research!
Well — -I’ve done the work for you!
1. You set goals!
2. What do I need to reach my goal?
3. How much do I need to save each week?
( start small -it will grow)
4. How many hours do I have to spare?
5. Get family, friends, neighbors, work buddies on board
6. I guarantee coupons grow fast!
I’m here to help you get started on your path of becoming a savvy couponer. I will show you how to find and organize your coupons, set up the couponing systems, lead you in every way I can.
LET’S GO! Pick one or two stores; learn as much as you can about the store(s). Join the store’s savings card program, if available.
Find the store’s weekly ad circular online or in-store. Find out about the store’s coupon policy (get a copy), rain-check policy and senior or military discount program. Get a copy of the store layout from customer service or make your own aisle-by-aisle of the store — huge time-saver when you are organizing your coupons and making your shopping list.
COUPON:— — usually a small piece of printed paper that lets you get a service or product for free or at a lower price. Most important is the EXPIRATION date, the manufacturer's want you to use the coupon as soon as possible — Be a Confident Shopper by Understanding your Coupons.
READ THE FINE PRINT:---Secondly is know what your reading. — — EXAMPLE:// ( Get .50 off when you purchase two of the item. ) Or (.50 off when you purchase one item of 20oz. or larger.) Make sure you understand exactly which product sizes and variations are valid for purchase with each coupon. For example, if the coupon is for a 20-ounce bottle of Pepsi, don’t plan to use it with a 12-ounce can of Pepsi.
Couponing: — — a good strategy to save money on food, clothing and most items. Everyone eats, buys clothing, does activities, ect. — save money doing so. It is not a get rich scheme, you really need to work at it but in the end, you will find it worth it.
ORGANIZATION: — — The most important thing that thrifty shoppers need to know about couponing, is to be very organized. Make sure your coupons are organized before you enter the store. Looking for coupons when you are in line can be stressful. The smoother the transactions goes, the easier your shopping trips become.
PEEK HOURS: — — If your shopping during busy hours — — it can make for a very bad trip. Crowds, long lines, cashiers being frustrated. Don’t wait until the last day of the sale to shop, your store is likely to be out of the items you need! Find out your store's ordering schedule. Then shop on the days you know they will be stocked. Most stores receive shipments 3 times a week and it is always the same three days. Keep in mind the time of day the shipments come in. Ask if they have items in the back. Many times the store has not had time to re-stock.
Call right before you leave to see if your top 3 items are in stock. That will help you decide if it is worth a trip to the store. Try your three closest stores and choose the one that is stocked the best.
TRANSACTIONS — — The starting of a check out (including coupons) — -ending with a total on your grocery slip. You may have multiple transactions in one trip! Check your store policy to see how many you are allowed in one trip!
COUPON POLICY — — -For every store you shop — you need to get the store policy, not every cashier is usually updated. KNOW the store’s policies so you don’t have an issue when you’re in the checkout line. No one wants to get to the register and everything fall apart when your planning on saving money! Grocery stores, retailers and local merchants will all have different coupon policies. You may be allowed to use coupons for items that are on sale in some stores, but others won’t. There are times you may get cash back if you exceed the value of your purchase, while others may not. All stores will have different rules around rain checks, coupon and product amounts.
You can use one store coupon and one manufacturer’s coupon per item. If you try to use more, chances are you are violating store policy or the terms of one of the coupons you are already using.
I have so much to tell you, it's going to take many small stories.