This is a guest post from Quida Davis at Simple Savings for ATL Moms which offers tips on shopping, saving and couponing. Check back for more of her tips.
Using coupons may not be for you if you don’t have the time to gather the coupons and plan your shopping trips. However, if you are experiencing certain circumstances, couponing can be the best thing to happen to you. Consider getting started if you:
Need to reduce your grocery bill
If your monthly grocery bills are too high, then you may want to consider shopping from the store sales flyer and using coupons to reduce your out of pocket expense. Give it a try the next time you grocery shop. Get the store sales flyer and circle the things you need. Look for coupons on my coupon database, coupons.com, smartsource.com or redplum.com. See how many items you can match up with coupons and how you can save on them. Then compare your grocery bills to previous bills and see how much money you saved.
Need to have a support system
One of the best things to have as a couponer is a coupon buddy! Just think about what things you and your best friends enjoy laughing and talking about the most when you are together. Now when you have a coupon buddy, you can laugh and talk plus brag about your stockpiles and coupons. Couponing can also bring you in contact with potential friends if you join a couponing circle or group.
Need to save money
One of my mottoes is “Everyone should Save Money.” I wholeheartedly believe this and this is one of the things that I teach my students. If you are trying to purchase a house, buy a car, help your teenager get a new car, then you should be couponing to save. The time to start is now.
Quida can find a coupon for almost anything and she often surprises cashiers when she checks out. For more tips on saving and couponing, visit Quida at Simple Savings for ATL Moms. Connect and interact with her on Twitter , Facebook, and Instagram.