With shows like TLC’s Extreme Couponing, and the vast community of savings bloggers out there, it’s hard not to become completely enthralled with how people are saving so much money by using coupons. What used to be an hour spent clipping coupons out of the Sunday circular has turned into an art form of sorts, and for some, even a full-time job, with the payoff being saving the biggest dollar.
In 2011 alone, Americans saved $46 billion by using coupons, and while it is estimated that 92.5 million internet users will use online coupons this year, people living in the U.S. still throw away $57 billion worth of coupons every single year. That is a whole lot of savings that has and continues to go to waste!
If you’ve been interested in diving into the world of couponing, check out the following infographic full of helpful tips for couponing beginners, including the lingo to know, where to look for coupons, and how to organize and sort all of the coupons you’ll be using on your shopping trips.
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5 thoughts on “A Beginner’s Guide to Couponing [Infographic]”
I love coupons! Wonderful post!
Coupons are wonderful! I think it’s important to add that you make sure the store accepts coupons and their policies. I’ve had 2 instances where one store wouldn’t honor it because I would’ve gotten cash back and another store that wouldn’t accept the coupon because it was a “manufactures coupon”.
I have heard about couponing, I need to do more of it. I use to years ago, now it seems like I don’t have time. This is one of the things I need to add to my list of things to do.
Oh my fiance’ is going to love this article when I show it to her because she’s just gotten started using coupons for us. After she watched the Kardashian’s episode where Kourtney is couponing like crazy she thought it was funny, but now we have been saving quite a bit by even using a few a week, so it will be interesting to see how much we can save. Websites that have coupons and such make it even easier than worrying about relying on the newspaper too.
The infographic seems to have disappeared…do you have another link to it?