Couponing - NOT A Chore
Many think couponing is just too much work, time, or effort for the savings. But there is no reason to think so! Saving money is simple when we're here to help. You don't need to go extreme to save money.
So What's Couponing About?
The fun of matching coupons with stores sales, rebates, and other offers to get the lowest price and to refill your much needed supplies is an adventure all it's own. Plus, when you use SaveCreatively.com, we do alot of the work to find deals and coupons for you. Then we condense these printable coupons down to the best in an easy to read format. So all that stands between you and saving money is to get started! Where can you get coupons, besides right here?
Lots of places! Here are they are...
1) The Internet has tons of free printable coupons most of which we condense right here on our site for you to print. Some of the best sites we found to print coupons from are RedPlum, SmartSource, and Coupons.com.
2) The Sunday Newspaper has coupon inserts, some are RP=RedPlum, SS=Smart Source, P&G=Proctor & Gamble, and occasionally extra coupon inserts depending on your area of the country are also in there, like General Mills and Target.
3) Magazines like All You!, Ebony, and Woman's Day have coupons in them pretty often. Alot of times these coupons can even be for free full size products.
4) Coupons that you get from companies in the mail or with the samples that you get are often some of the best.
5) Don't forget to turn over that sales receipt, most of the time there are coupons on the back for local stores, giveaways, and even free stuff with purchase.
6) Peelies are coupons stuck on the products themselves and are often redeemable right away.
With so many printed coupons often at your finger tips there is no reason you can't start saving money today!
Learning The Coupon Lingo
When we post deals we often abbreviate long names so that it makes it less exhausting to read. So here is the most popular coupon related abbreviations!
For the Sunday Newspaper Inserts & CVS & Walgreens Deals & Coupons:
P&G or PG = Procter and Gamble
RP = Red Plum
SS = SmartSource
GM = General Mills
ECB = Extra Care Bucks, this is the way CVS Rewards Shoppers.
RR = Register Reward, this is how Walgreens helps you save money.
IVC = Instant Value Coupons, get these from the monthly Walgreens EasySaver booklets.
More Abbreviations and Often Used Money Saving Terms:
B1G1 or BOGO = Buy One, Get One Free
B2G1 = Buy Two, Get One Free
DND = Do Not Double
EXP or X = Expires On
MIR = Mail In Rebate
STACKING = Using a Store Coupon and a Manufacturer’s Coupon on a single item.
UPC = Universal Product Code these are the barcodes on products.
FILLER = Item Purchased to Reach a Minimum Total in Order to Get a “Deal”.
GC = Gift Card
IPC = Internet Printable Coupon
MC or MQ = Manufacturer’s Coupon
Now that you have the codes and you know where to find these coupons, you just need to put them to practice! Our Couponers Store Guide will help you to do that.