Maybe you are already a frugal shopper. Maybe you are just starting to try to save money and you really want to save money on groceries and household items, but you don’t use coupons. Maybe you used to use coupons but you just don’t anymore. A lot of the frugal lifestyle blogs have reduced or stopped their coupon match-ups. The coupon trend seems to be over. So do you want me to tell you why you should still use Coupons? And why would I choose to start a new blog and include coupons? Because couponing done right saves you money! It’s that simple. You come to a site like mine for help cutting costs on things you buy all the time right? It would be crazy for me to ignore one of the best ways to save money. So why isn’t everyone still couponing? Because they believe one or more of the myths about couponing.
The 5 Couponing Myths that are keeping you from saving money:
- Couponing is an all or nothing activity. FALSE. Couponing doesn’t have to mean you never shop without coupons or you have to have coupons for every item you buy. Life doesn’t have to be an ongoing episode of Extreme Couponing. You can coupon as much or as little as you like. Stocking up on 1-2 really good coupon deals per week is an excellent way to slowly build your stockpile and cut your grocery bill. Running all over town trying to get every good coupon deal is a great way to burn out.
- Couponing is too hard and takes too much time. Couponing does not have to be hard. Just look at what is on sale and print coupons for the items you need. Then take those coupons with you to the store. It can be that easy.
- I don’t use the types of products that you can get coupons on. Ok I seriously doubt this is true for anyone reading this. If you eat, take a shower, use make-up, clean your house or go to the bathroom, I bet you use multiple brands that offer coupons. Brands use coupons to get people to try their products. It is a part of the advertising budget for most brands you can find in stores. If you think I’m wrong, I challenge you to give me the name of the toothpaste, shampoo, make-up, toilet paper, dish detergent, and laundry detergent you use. I bet I can find you a coupon for atleast half of them.
- They don’t offer coupons for healthy food . FALSE I hear this all the time and it just isn’t true. I think it stems from the all or nothing mentality I talked about in #1. No, all coupons are not for all people but there is something for everyone. If you want to eat healthy, there are coupons to help you save money. There are different coupons every week but these are just a few of the printable coupons on healthy food available right now.
- I’m just not the couponing type. I always wish I could ask what the couponing type is because we are all so different. But, if you aren’t a couponer and you want to save money, try what I like to call “Couponing for the Non Couponer”. Using Amazon Coupons is easy and requires no cutting and organizing. You can quickly get stock up prices on everything from Groceries to Personal Care and Household Essentials to Diapers and really everything else. I have used Amazon coupons a lot and I have been really happy with the sales. Last week I got baby wipes for $0.39 with free shipping! With Amazon Coupons they even ship the items to you for free! Stock up prices, ease of use, and free shipping makes Amazon Couponing the simple fast way to coupon that fits everyone!
I hope I have answered why you should still coupon. I would love to hear your thoughts. Do you still coupon?
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