Publix Has Had It With Your Extreme Couponing

Publix Has Had It With Your Extreme Couponing

Publix is a grocery chain that operates in six southern states, and couponers in those states got some terrible news yesterday along with their newspaper coupon inserts. The chain announced last week that they’re tightening their coupon policies in some sensible ways, so master couponers will reap some less extreme bonanzas. [More]

Extreme Couponer Harnesses Skills For Good, Feeds Local Families

Extreme Couponer Harnesses Skills For Good, Feeds Local Families

You could go grocery shopping with a stack of coupons and build a pantry stockpile, and there’s certainly nothing wrong with that. One man who enjoys couponing is applying his skills to stock the pantry of an entire community, supplying a facility where families can pick up essentials when they’re struggling. [More]

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Coupon Forgers Busted In Florida

We like to post stories about honest shoppers accused of wrongdoing and tag them “Couponing is not a crime.” But there really are cases where couponing is a crime. Namely, when you take online coupons and alter the discount amounts, then pay off a grocery store manager to manually type in those Fakey McFake coupon amounts. [More]

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Couponing, Interrupted: Front-Line Employees Speak Out About Kroger Spider-Man Promotion

Earlier this week, we shared Sarah’s story about her failed attempt to get a free bag of Pirate’s Booty from a coupon provided at Safeway. The top half of this sheet advertised the DVD of the new “Spider-Man” reboot; the bottom had two separate coupons. One coupon (for batteries) specified that the customer had to buy the DVD in large letters. The other (for Pirate’s Booty snack food) didn’t. Sarah says that she tore off this coupon and went to claim her four ounces of cheesy goodness. That’s when things went horribly wrong, The cashier refused to take the coupon, acted like Sarah was trying to run a scam, and–worst of all–mocked Sarah when the cashier thought that she had left the store. She hadn’t. She was standing right nearby. [More]

Even 12-Year-Olds Are Obsessed With Extreme Couponing

Even 12-Year-Olds Are Obsessed With Extreme Couponing

Why start a babysitting club to save money when you can just turn to extreme couponing? Good Morning America met Jessica, 12, whose love of couponing has led to $4,000 in savings for her family over the last three years. Which means… she started at nine. [More]

Easy Couponing For Beginners

Easy Couponing For Beginners

Couponing is a potentially lucrative hobby, but it’s also a complicated one. Varying store policies, myriad sources, agonizing busywork and difficult-to-digest rules and restrictions tend to muck things up. [More]