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Target has moved Cartwheel offers into the main Target app. This will allow you to have just one place to map out store trips, get Cartwheel deals on in-store purchases, swipe through the weekly ad and more!   If you’ve previously used a social account to login to Cartwheel – like Google or Facebook (I used Facebook) …

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Using Rebates to Save Money

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 28, 2017 · 0 comments

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Rebates seem to be fewer and farther between than they used to be.  But they are still  a great way to lower your grocery bill when you find one!  But the first step to saving money with rebates is knowing HOW to do it. If you’ve never done a rebate before, read over these tips: Read …

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Hello to my new readers from eCO Credit Union’s Savings University 2016

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 30, 2016 · 0 comments

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I had a wonderful time speaking at another eCO Credit Union’s Savings Race seminar yesterday!  I hope all of you that were in attendance are ready to save some money! If you haven’t already you can sign up for the  daily email newsletter here.  You can also follow me on Facebook!   (and Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram). Here’s a recap of the …

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Who is ready to use coupons more efficiently and save more on groceries this year? Maybe you’ve tried and thrown up your hands in surrender and said “This is just not for me” and you’re still playing full price for groceries. I’m here to tell you, you don’t have too! Maybe you think couponing is a lot of …

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Who is ready to use coupons more efficiently and save more on groceries this year? Maybe you’ve tried and thrown up your hands in surrender and said “This is just not for me” and you’re still playing full price for groceries. I’m here to tell you, you don’t have too! Maybe you think couponing is a lot of …

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Who is ready to use coupons more efficiently and save more on groceries this year? Maybe you’ve tried and thrown up your hands in surrender and said “This is just not for me” and you’re still playing full price for groceries. I’m here to tell you, you don’t have too! Maybe you think couponing is a lot of …

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Is Couponing Changing? | How it’s different from 6 years ago…

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 9, 2015

in All,Beginners,Coupon Classes,Coupons

I taught a coupon class a couple months go and someone asked me a question I was rather unprepared for.  They said, Do you think couponing is changing? Well, I hadn’t really thought about it.  I’ve been doing this since June 2009 – so 6 years this month (Happy Birthday, Blog!) and I’m always so focused …

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Hello to my new readers from eCO Credit Union’s Savings University 2015

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 22, 2015 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Classes

I had a wonderful time speaking at another eCO Credit Union’s Savings Race seminar yesterday!  I hope all of you that were in attendance are ready to save some money! If you haven’t already you can sign up for the  daily email newsletter here.  You can also follow me on Facebook!   (and Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram). Here’s a recap of the …

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Hello to my new readers from Huffman United Methodist Church

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 9, 2014 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Classes

I love getting to speak to people face to face about coupons!  Tonight, at Huffman United Methodist Church was no exception.  I hope everyone in attendance learned something and is ready to start saving money! If you didn’t leave your address last night to sign up for my daily email newsletter you can do so here.  …

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Hello to my new readers from eCO Credit Union’s Savings University

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 27, 2014 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Classes

I had a wonderful time speaking at another eCO Credit Union’s Savings Race seminar tonight.  I hope all of you that were in attendance are ready to save some money! If you didn’t leave your address last night to sign up for my daily email newsletter you can do so here.  You can also follow me …

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Hello to my new readers from eCO Credit Union’s Savings University

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 11, 2014 · 4 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Classes

I had a wonderful time speaking at eCO Credit Union’s Savings Race seminar last night.  I hope all of you that were in attendance are ready to save some money! If you missed the class there will be another one on February 27 in Vestavia. If you didn’t leave your address last night to sign up for …

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Couponing 101: Where do I find coupons?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 25, 2013

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Couponing 101: Where do I find coupons? To use coupons, you have to HAVE coupons.  Here’s how to get coupons: Sunday Newspaper How many papers should I get each week? Online Coupons.com Redplum Smartsource Hopster SaveInStore.com Following your favorite brands on Facebook Brand’s Websites Store Websites Writing to companies In store and on products tearpads, blinkies and peelies (coupons on products) In the …

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Store Coupon Policies and how to Maximize your Savings with Coupons Each store’s coupon policy can usually be found online at the store’s website.  It’s a good idea to print a copy and keep with you because sometimes you will run into a cashier (or even a manager!) that doesn’t know their own stores policy. CVS You need …

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Couponing 101: The Anatomy of a Coupon

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 20, 2013 · 0 comments

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Couponing 101 – Understanding a Coupon or “the Anatomy of a Coupon” The first step to using coupons properly and to your advantage is to understand coupons.  There are different kinds of coupons: Manufacturer coupons Store coupons Mobile or e-coupons (can be either store or manufacturer) Manufacturer coupons are coupons that a distributed by a products manufacturer.  You find these …

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Publix Coupon Policy and Shopping Tips

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 9, 2012

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Publix Coupon Policy and Shopping Tips: If you are expecting or have a child under two you can sign up for their Baby Club. (if you have children between 2 and 4 you can sign up for Publix Preschool Pals). Being a Baby Club member will get you special discounts and more coupons. Read more about …

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Winn-Dixie’s Coupon Policy and Shopping Tips

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 8, 2012 · 0 comments

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Winn-Dixie’s Coupon Policies and Tips • To get the best deals, sale prices and the ability to receive and use store coupons, you must get a Winn-Dixie Reward Card. They are free and you can apply online and receive it in the mail. • If you are expecting or have a child under two you can sign …

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Need to save money on baby essentials? Check out my 4 part series! How to save on Baby Formula Programs to sign up for for free samples and savings Join your Grocery Store’s Baby Club They offer savings on baby needs AND your regular grocery items + rewards for purchasing your baby items in their store How to save …

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Rebate of the Day – Getting Started!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 10, 2012 · 0 comments

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Rebates are a great way to lower your grocery bill!  But the first step to saving money with rebates is knowing how to get started! If you’ve never done a rebate before, read over these tips: Read all rebate forms carefully, noting the qualifying products/sizes, purchase period (between xx/xx/xx and yy/yy/yy), and what is necessary for the …

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Rebate of the Day – Getting Started!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 9, 2012 · 3 comments

in Beginners,Rebates

Rebates are a great way to lower your grocery bill!  But the first step to saving money with rebates is knowing how to get started! If you’ve never done a rebate before, read over these tips: Read all rebate forms carefully, noting the qualifying products/sizes, purchase period (between xx/xx/xx and yy/yy/yy), and what is necessary for the …

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What $5.00 can get a couponer vs. non-couponer

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 30, 2012 · 3 comments

in Bargain Brag,Beginners

I posted this several weeks ago but decided it was worth visiting again.  Have you ever really thought how far $5.00 will go?   After being a couponer so long, I guess I just forgot how much things actually cost.  After giving it some real thought, I wondered, how do people get by without couponing? For example, …

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