Pitfalls And Advantages Of Coupons

Coupons are like horses, in that depending on how you handle them, they can either take you on enjoyable, smooth rides or buck you off and leave you trampled and broken.

A post Coupon Sense submitted to us helps you bridle and train coupons.

Among the gems in the post is the suggestion not to rush out and use coupons as soon as you can:

A big mistake consumers make is not waiting for the good sale.
Instead, people feel rushed to use the coupon soon after it’s been published. Be patient, and wait for the good sale so you save the most.

Another big mistake is when people don’t buy in multiples.

When Ragu is 30 cents a jar, you’ll want to get 3 or 4 to last you until the next great sale like that.

So, getting multiple papers on Sunday or getting extra coupons from your relatives or neighbors really helps.

Do you find coupons worth the hassle? How do you get the most out of them?
8 things every shopper should know to save big on groceries [Coupon Sense]

Thanks to Michelle!