How To Coupon
I'm sure many of you are amazed by how extreme couponers can save 90 to 100 percent on their grocery bills. I have a shocker for you. It's very difficult to accomplish huge savings in real life. Spending thirty to forty hours a week scouring and scrimmaging for coupons is not my idea of fun. On the bright side there are plenty of ways to save.
Let's keep this super simple! Pick a few stores where you purchase your groceries. Check the weekly sales on Sundays and for grocery stores usually have bi-weekly sales. Next find coupons online at coupons.com, redplum.com, and smartource.com. You can try other websites but I've had difficulty redeeming them so like I said keep it simple. Also you can purchase coupons at collectiblecoupons.com or any other clipping service. This is only practical if your purchasing coupons in bulk.
It's time to go shopping. To get the most savings always use your coupons when the item is on sale and in conjunction with a store coupon. Warning! Math alert! For example if bread is on sale for 1.99 and you have a manufactures' coupon for 50 cents with a store coupon for 75 cents then you pay 74 cents. Not bad right? There are other ways to get a deeper discount but it takes too much time and I'm all about simplicity. If possible stockpile item when purchased for cheap. I know for many people this is not possible. If all you can stockpile is toilet paper then that's fine.
Please don't feel discouraged if you only save ten percent because that's still awesome! Bare with me I have one more example. If you spent 800 dollars every month on groceries and save ten percent then at the end of the year you would have saved 960 dollars. Woo hoo! Good luck and happy shopping!