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Coupon Terms

The biggest questions, hands down, that I get asked about Ibotta all have to do with Ibotta Bonus Offers.  “What is an Ibotta Bonus Offer?”  “Where are the offers I have to redeem for the bonuses?”  “How do I know which ones are bonus offers?”  “How do I redeem bonuses?” And the answers to those questions …

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I love Walmart’s clearance racks for kids clothes!  Found a shirt for Bug this weekend for just $1.50.  BUT since I was there with my coupons for a few other things, I’m going to tell you how I got this shirt AND everything else for just  $.29!!! If you don’t already know, Walmart’s coupon policy …

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What does "overage" mean in couponing?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 11, 2011 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Terms

Overage is when the value of your coupon exceeds the value of the item. For example a $2 off coupon for a product that only costs $1.75 results in 25c overage.Some stores allow this, some do not. Some stores will adjust the value of the coupon to the price of the item if their …

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What is a "catalina" coupon?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 3, 2010 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Terms

A catalina coupon is coupon that prints at the register after your purchase.  They are called “catalinas” after the company that makes the machines that print them.A catalina can be a manufacturer coupon.  These are often triggered to print based on something you purchased.  At Winn-Dixie, if I purchase Gerber products, I’ll usually get Gerber …

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No expiration date coupons

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 21, 2010 · 2 comments

in Coupon Policies,Coupon Terms

I’m sure you’ve come across a coupon that says “no expiration date”.  Have you ever wonder if it really means no expiration date?  Well, I can tell you it does.  No register beeps, no questions asked.  Really, no expiration date!My mom was a couponer.  When I got married, she gave me a handful of coupons …

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What is a "catalina" coupon?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 10, 2010 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Terms

A Catalina is a coupon that prints at the register at the very end of your transaction (after you pay).  It prints out of a machine (called a catalina machine) next to the register, after your receipt prints.  Catalinas are usually triggered by an item that was purchased in that transaction.  They can be manufacturer coupons …

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What is a "money-making" deal?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 17, 2010 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Terms,Rebates

Every now and then, I like to make a post to help out any couponing beginners in our midst. When you see a deal on a blog that says it’s “money maker” or it results in a “profit” it sounds too good to be true, right???Well, it is true.  Coupons CAN make you money!Here’s an …

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What does it mean to "STACK" coupons?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 21, 2010 · 0 comments

in Beginners,Coupon Terms

When you STACK coupons you are using TWO coupons on ONE item.  Now, this is generally not allowed.  But there is one instance where it is.There are two kinds of coupons, MANUFACTURER coupons and STORE coupons.  I cannot take two manufacturer coupons for 50c off macaroni and cheese and use it on one box of …

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