With the economy still under repair, you have probably thought of resorting to joining the extreme couponing bandwagon. The use of extreme couponing techniques has proven that people can leave stores with mountains of free products. Although you may not want to take it to extreme measures like some individuals on TV, you can still learn a few things from these thrifty spenders in order to save money.
The reason why extreme couponing is a great tactic to use for saving money is because its dual use of in-store sales and coupons. Many retailers accept coupons for a product while it is also on sale; using a coupon while a product is on sale at a store provides money saving benefits for a family on a tight budget. Some stores even let you use multiple coupons on the same item being purchased. Furthermore, some retailers double your coupon value up to a dollar further lowering your grocery bill.
Businesses have caught onto the extreme couponing trend because its effectiveness in providing cheap, sometimes free merchandise. This has caused them to reconsider their coupon policies. Extreme couponing has shown to reduce a grocery bill so low that some customers have left stores paying only 10% of retail value. However, shoppers looking for a bargain need not to worry as store policies are geared towards consumers who buy $500 worth of product and pay only $10. People can still expect to save over 50 % on some items and can still take advantage of a product on sale by using a coupon.
Taking the time to find the best deals either online or in newspaper ads does take time, but all the work you put into this money saving task will leave you with a smaller grocery bill and more money in your pocket.