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Tricks of the Trade from the Obsessive shopper

Posted by on May. 21, 2011 at 2:07 AM
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I love her site, and she teaches free coupon classes, http://theobsessiveshopper.net/?p=1277

Here is her tricks for saving money, These were posted in 2008 and there is reference to Kate Gosselin's savings. Kate was doing this long before they became famous.

Trick of the Trade #1


One of the things I teach at my classes is tricks of the trade with coupon usage. The first trick of the trade is:

BUY IN BULK
You will typically save 10-15% when you buy in bulk at big warehouse stores. When you use coupons and combine them with sale prices at your grocery store you can expect to save 50-70% and even up to 100% at times!

I am not the only one who recommends buying things in bulk when they are on sale. I was excited to see in the Procter & Gamble booklet this past Sunday(found in the Sunday paper, once a month). They had tips from John & Kate Gosselin from TLC’s John & Kate plus Eight (I love this show by the way) on how to save money. One of the tips was buy in bulk.

“If your family has must-haves, make sure you keep them in the house and buy them in bulk on sale to save.”

I am not saying that Kate uses coupons to save, I have no idea. However I have found that when you can combine sale prices with coupons you save ton’s more.

This is where the FREE List’s comes in. The List’s take all the store ads and shows the sale items from each store while also listing a coupon if one is available so you get the best price possible (look for the 4-5 star items). Then you can make the decision on what your family uses and buy as much as you can while it is on sale. In one of my previous posts (you can view it here) I explained how I organize my coupons so I can find them using the code from the List’s.

Trick of the Trade #2


Trick of the Trade #3

by on May. 21, 2011 at 2:07 AM
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Jamie0908
by on May. 21, 2011 at 2:09 AM
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pftwin23
by on May. 21, 2011 at 2:11 AM
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DomsMama07
by on May. 21, 2011 at 10:54 AM
Thanks for sharing!
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specialwingz
by on May. 21, 2011 at 11:50 AM

I especially like the alphabetical list of printable coupons!  TFS! 

gabsmome
by on May. 21, 2011 at 11:52 AM

 

Quoting pftwin23:

Bump for later.

 

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ChaoticAtBest
by on May. 21, 2011 at 2:42 PM

great tips!

theresaphilly
by on May. 21, 2011 at 5:08 PM

This was the site that launched my extreme couponing.

afwifeandmommy3
by on May. 21, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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