More than ever, people are looking to save money during the holiday season.
If you’re one of those people, you might be interested in learning how to coupon during the holidays!
Couponing is a great way to save some extra money and stock up on things so you don’t have to cut it too close every month!
Since saving money during the holiday season is important, it really can be easy when you follow these tips.
Plus, you can get the family involved helping you find deals to keep your budget in check.
And saving money couldn’t be any faster when you use apps!
These great tips will help you learn to coupon during the holidays efficiently as well as ensure you to have enough time to do so.
Use Coupon Apps and eCoupons
If you want to coupon during the holidays but find yourself lacking the time to clip coupons, try couponing apps instead.
Not only are there great apps like Ibotta and various ones named “Coupons”, but there are also quite a few apps pertaining to local grocery stores that allow you to add digital coupons to your store card.
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Get the Sunday Paper
Getting the Sunday paper ensures you’ll be able to see all the coupon inserts in it each Sunday as well as the Sales Flyers for Black Friday and beyond. It’s a great way to coupon during the holidays.
It’s very cheap and can help you save a ton of money this holiday season! Set an alarm on your calendar each Sunday to grab one on your way home from church each week.
I always get my kids involved with this process. I give them a marker and have them scan the ads to see where the cheapest turkeys are, and the other items on my grocery and gift list is. It becomes a great big scavenger hunt for them.
Keep in mind you don’t necessarily have to clip all the coupons from the inserts, just the ones you want or need!
Look For Doorbusters and Coupon Match-ups
Couponing is a great way to save money and when you combine coupons with ongoing sales, you can save even more!
Join my email newsletter to receive daily deal updates so that you’ll be “in the know” for the best deals each day.
Make sure you sign up for your favorite store email newsletters also. Stores like Kohl’s, Sephora, and Bath & Body Works send email alerts of sales and deals when you sign up.
Couponing isn’t just for grocery stores. It’s how you coupon during the holidays throughout all the stores to save you the most money this holiday season!
Don’t Go Overboard With Couponing
Because of shows like Extreme Couponing, many people are intimidated by the thought of using coupons on everything you buy. Some even think they’ll need room for a giant stockpile and will be needing to buy things they don’t need or want.
This isn’t true! While it can be nice to have a large stockpile, it’s very possible to save a substantial amount of money by couponing for only the things you need or want.
By using coupons in a reasonable way (not extreme) you’ll be saving money during the holiday season on just essentials like diapers, deodorant, toothpaste, and more.
As far as food, it’s totally okay to use coupons ONLY on foods you like and regularly eat! This is NOT and all-or-nothing plan. You can choose to use as many or as little coupons as your time designates.
Look For The Store’s Coupon Policy
It’s important to read up on a store’s coupon policy before you head to the store and attempt to coupon during the holidays.
Some stores allow stacking of coupons, allowing you to maximize your sales. Other stores are adamantly against this, and you’ll want to know of this before making a trip!
While you do this, you can also search for sales and doorbusters, making your couponing time even more efficient!
So as you can see, saving money during the holiday season is important. But it can be really easy to do when you follow these tips.
Plus, getting the family involved helps you find deals that help to keep your budget in check.
Money saving apps couldn’t be any faster too!
YOUR TURN: How do you save with coupons during the holiday season? Share with me below!