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Chicago Alert: Chicago Double Value Coupon Program

Share Fresh produce is a must for any food budget however, the cost can be pricey for low income residents of Chicago.  Many of Chicago shoppers are not sure of the tips that I share on my blog and in coupon classes about price...
 
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Free Sister Save-A-Lot Coupon Class for Money Smart Week Chicago

Share April is Financial Literacy Month and Chicago is celebrating with FREE events throughout the city with FREE Money Smart Week events. Money Smart week  was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002. Money Smar...
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Grocery cart loaded with fresh fruit and bread moving through the aisle.
Grocery cart loaded with fresh fruit and bread moving through the aisle.

How to Shop and Save with Coupons and SNAP Benefits

Share One of the main question I get ask when I teach coupon classes or out shopping is “Can I use coupon when I am shopping with an EBT card”. If you are not sure, an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) is an electro...
 
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Price Matching School Supplies Guide

Share It is that time of year to stock up on school supplies.  Today on my lunch break I decided to get some school supply shopping done.  Back in late May or early June I picked up some low price school supplies at Best Buy.  ...
 
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Money Smart Week ~ FREE Sister Save-A-Lot Extreme Couponing Class #MSWCHI

Share April is Financial Literacy Month and Chicago is celebrating with FREE events throughout the city with FREE Money Smart Week events.  Money Smart Week® is a national financial literacy public awareness campaign sponsored ...

 
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Photo Credit: Krazy Coupon lady
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How to Coupon ~ What the Heck is “One Per Purchase”?

Share This morning before work, I stopped by Walmart and was preparing to purchase 3 different items.  During my transaction, a cashier as well as a manager informed me that I could only use 1 coupon and would have to separate ...
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Event ~ FREE Sister Save-A-Lot Coupon Class January 24th

Share For the past month I have been holding on to a little secret.I think it is time that I spill the beans and let you all know what is going on.  The good people at South Holland Public Library has asked me to come back and ...

 
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Couponing 101 ~ Create a Couponing E-Mail Account

Share If you plan on becoming or are a Extreme Couponer, it is best to set up a separate e-mail account for couponing. On most websites; you have to register to print coupons, and once you do you’ll be bombarded with emai...
 
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Couponing 101 ~ How to Make a Coupon Binder

Share Have you ever been shopping and noticed the lady with a 3 ring binder full or coupons and wonder where she got it from?  There is a lot of sites where you can order pre made coupon binders at a high cost.  It is cheaper f...
 
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Couponing 101 ~ When to Toss Your Coupons

Share It’s the end of the year and I have been tossing out coupons for a week or so.  I just got asked this question on Facebook, so I thought I would share how I determine when to toss my coupons.  Keep in mind that Ultr...