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Coupon types and uses

There is more than just one "type" of coupon. In fact, there are several. The most common types are Manufacturer, Store, Catalina and digital. A "Printable" coupon is typically either a Manufacturer or Store coupon (look at top of coupon to verify). 

New? Start Here!

          Let's start off with a few of the basics. First, In order to be a "couponer" you must understand what "couponing" is and how it works. "Couponing" is a growing method of saving money at grocery/department/shopping centers that virtually anyone can do. …

All Organized? Let the games begin!

        Now that you have your chosen method of organization covered, let's move on. While the majority of coupons still come from printed material such as suday papers, more and more manufacturers are coming out with digital and/or printable coupons (like the ones you are free to clip from IC's "

I've got coupons, now what?

         Now comes the physical aspect of collecting the coupons, clipping and organizing. You can cut them out now and neatly organize them (recommended), or you can leave them as a whole sheet, that part is entirely up to you. …

What are coupon policies?

           Store coupon policies vary greatly from store to store, so to achieve the best deals, one must understand how each store policy differs from the next (or buy the deals listed in the "Weekly Deals" section, as the store policy is taken into account when the deal is posted). …

Let's go shopping!

A few things to consider when going shopping with coupons are:

1. Your cashier

         Your cashier can either make or break your trip. We recommend finding a young cashier. Younger cashiers are typically faster and more patient with the coupon redemption process. …

Couponing by Store


Couponing at Walgreen's

Most people don't typically think of Walgreen's when they think of couponing. Walgreen's is best known as a pharmacy/drugstore. Well, let's nip that assertion in the bud. Walgreen's …

Couponing at Kroger

Kroger has a ton of promotions and sales that they run on a regular basis. Kroger DOES double coupons with a face value up to $0.50. On the down side, stores vary as to how many coupons …

Couponing at Schnucks

Schnucks is one of IC's favorite places to shop due to their coupon policy. Schnuck's doubles all manufacturer coupons up to $0.50, and rounds coupons $0.51 through $0.99, to make …

Couponing at Target

Target, while not normally being the retailer with the lowest price-point, can still be a place to snag great deals. Target offers "Ad-Matching" (you must have ad present) and "Stacking" …

Couponing at Meijer

Couponing at Meijer is a little more advanced than couponing at Walmart. While Meijer does NOT have an "ad-match" policy that applies to grocery or health/beauty, they do have other "…

Couponing at Walmart

Walmart is by far the largest retailer in America, so learning how to utilize their policies is a major step in learning to coupon.

At Walmart you will typically find the items you …