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Beginners

Here is Winn-Dixie’s Coupon Policy (current as of 6/20/2018) and my comments and clarifications (and tips!) in italics. Store Management has the right to accept, decline, or limit the quantity of coupons and or items purchased in a single transaction or in a single day, by a single customer. That’s just a blanket statement ensuring that …

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Coupon and Rebate Apps | What You Need to Know

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 19, 2018

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Your smartphone is a huge source of money-saving opportunities in the form of rebate, coupon and store apps!  What are you favorites to use? Here’s a list of the ones you need to know about: Coupons and Rebate Apps: SavingStar – works with Winn-Dixie, CVS, Rite-Aid and others.  Load offers to your store card and receive it …

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How to Use Checkout51 Grocery Cash Back App (Video)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 2, 2018 · 0 comments

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How to use the cash back app, Checkout51, from start to finish! Sign up for Checkout51 and start using it today!  It’s an EASY way to save money!  It’s like Ibotta – only it works at ANY store.  Which means you can buy items at stores like Dollar Tree, Aldi and locally owned grocers and get cash back on …

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How to Use Walmart Savings Catcher (Video)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 30, 2018 · 0 comments

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Walmart’s Savings Catcher is a really easy way to save money but a lot of people don’t use it even though they shop at Walmart!  Here’s a video that explains it all so you can use it! Save money on every trip to Walmart with the Savings Catcher app! You do the shopping, scan your receipt …

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How to Use the Ibotta Savings App (Video)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 28, 2018 · 0 comments

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Not sure about this Ibotta app you’re hearing about?  I’ve been using it for years and here’s a quick video of how it works for those of you who are audio/visual learners! Sign up for Ibotta here — http://ibotta.com/r/B9Z2Fw — so you can be on my “team” (I explain in the video how it will help you …

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This is a repost of an article I wrote in March 2017.  These methods still apply.  I’d love to hear how you save money on your grocery spending – even if you don’t use coupons!  I like to shop at Aldi.  It’s one way I save on my grocery spending when I’m short on time.   Here …

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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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When Should I Stockpile That? A Guide to the Best Prices

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 1, 2017 · 0 comments

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The key to successfully stockpiling is to never have to pay for your basic pantry items again.  Or, at the very least, never have to buy them at anything more than the rock bottom price you can get them for. For example, my local grocery puts store brand canned green beans on sale for $.33 about …

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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

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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

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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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Hello to my new readers from Huffman United Methodist Church

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

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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

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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

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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 Savings.com GroceryCouponNetwork 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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