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Couponing and the Environment


Can You Stack Electronic Coupons?


Stalking the Sale


Cross-Selling at the Checkout


Trusting Online Reviews


Coupon Warnings



Following Sales Cycles and Tips for Stocking Up

October 17, 2017

“Dear Jill, You previously wrote about price cycles at major supermarkets and drug stores operating on a 12-week basis. As a beginner, how do I determine when a store is in its high or low cycl... (more)

Stockpiles During Disasters: Readers’ Stories

October 10, 2017

“Dear Jill,” Coupon preps have helped so much in having hurricane supplies way ahead of time! Thanks again for all the tips! We were riding it out in Florida, and I cannot tell you how m... (more)

Readers Respond, Share Complaints and Savings Strategies

October 3, 2017

“Dear Jill, A few weeks ago you shared mail from a reader who chastised you for shopping at a mall store that later went out of business. She claimed that if you had shopped full-price at that ... (more)

Coupons’ Terms Continue to Confuse

September 26, 2017

"Dear Jill, I have a question on a coupon that says '$1 off 2 baking soda products.’ However, this brand makes laundry detergent, toothpaste, toothbrushes, kitty litter and deodorant. Can I us... (more)

Your Surplus Deal Items Can Help Those In Need

September 19, 2017

In a recent column, I shared an email from a shopper who said she couldn’t stop buying deal-priced items and wondered how much was “too much.” This column generated quite a few respo... (more)

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