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2 FREE tools to help the American Debt Crisis

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This week USA Today tweeted a crazy, scary statistic about American debt: 1 in 3 Americans have debt in collections. Here’s average overall debt by state: http://t.co/Syl9XwIxUU pic.twitter.com/CypJg7yb1M — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) July 29, 2014 (click here if you can’t see the graphic) I’m a bit surprised at how shocked I am by these numbers, […]

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Resources & Tools for your Resolutions – a series to help you start the new year right!

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Happy 2014! Have you made any resolutions? I am still working on formulating a complete goal list for myself, but I wanted to get going on one resolution I already know I have: getting back into sharing more about using coupons and saving money with my readers! To jump start my resolution to be here […]

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Summer posting schedule

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Hey everyone! It’s summertime in Indiana! Because I value my time with my family more than my time with my keyboard, I’ve decided to drop the number of posts I’m working on down to just a few here and there for the rest of the summer. Here’s the plan: I’ll still share frequent coupon updates […]

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2 new Scrubbing Bubbles coupons

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Here is the list of printable coupons (and Catalina deals) released in the last 24 hours from Coupon Network. If you’d like to find more printable coupons, visit my Print Coupons tab up top. Enjoy! $ 1.50 OFF on Scrubbing Bubbles® $ 5.00 OFF on Scrubbing Bubbles® Automatic Shower Cleaner Coupon Network is a printable […]

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Good Stuff #8: Encouragement on your journey to spend less and save more

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It’s been a loooong time since I’ve shared any Good Stuff, so I thought I’d restart these with a great quote… By the way…how do YOU define frugality? This post is part of a series intended to help encourage you and motivate you on your journey to spend less and save more. I hope some […]

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Maximize your savings with store specialty programs – perfect for small towns with limited stores

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About two years ago a reader wrote and asked me how to save money when you live in a small town. I wrote an article about saving money with limited stores and opportunities, and gave some suggestions. I have been visiting family back in my home state of Kansas for the past week or so, […]

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$10 Valvoline NextGen Rebate

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Valvoline has a limited time $10 rebate when you buy their NextGen motor oil. You can fill out and print a rebate form for up to $10 off when you buy 5 quarts of the oil. The printed mail in rebate is good until 3/31/13.

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Care to take a peek at my Tea Party Pin-spiration?

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My daughter turns 3 years old on the 16th. I can hardly believe it! To celebrate, we are having a playgroup the day before her birthday, and a tea party birthday on her actual birthday. She’s excited, I’m excited, everyone’s excited. I’ve been spending the last month or so browsing for inspiration on Pinterest and […]

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“You buy your milk at CVS?” Why yes, I do.

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I have two young children at home, so milk is something that I always have on my shopping list, and I am always looking for the best price on. One of my secrets for saving money on milk purchases is that I shop around. Sometimes the places I “shop around” at might seen unconventional. For […]

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Dented Canned Goods: Thrifty or Treacherous?
Reader input wanted and welcome!

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I caused a bit of a stir on Facebook today when I posted the following picture and this note as the status on my Facebook page: Dented can soup tonight! Gotta love clearance! These will go into my chicken noodle soup just the same as non-dented ones!! ♥ So, I wanted to talk a little […]

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2 new SmartSource rebates for First Aid supplies

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SmartSource has two interesting rebate type offers that came out today. Both are helpful if you’re restocking your at-home First-Aid kits: First: Replenish your First Aid supplies! Spend $10 on selected first-aid products and you’ll receive a $5.00 check in the mail. LIMITED TIME OFFER. Don’t forget to save your receipts. And also: Purchase a […]

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A visit to the Downtown Terre Haute Winter Farmer’s Market – great local food and goods!

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Today was the Downtown Terre Haute Winter Farmer’s Market, and I just had to go. I can’t believe it, but I had never actually gone to one of the winter farmer’s markets. Because I manage the Healthy Hoosiers CSA, one of our city’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, I rarely go to the summer farmer’s […]

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Stink. Stank. STUNK! New coupons for the Grinch!

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It’s Christmas Eve! One of my all time favorite Christmas movies is The Grinch That Stole Christmas. I adore the newer Jim Carrey version, and Hubby likes the original cartoon version. Either way, we’re Grinch fans. Except my two year old daughter who saw a DVD cover of the original show and declared, “I no […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Join me for 11 days of challenges, helpful resources & “Pin & Win” giveaways!

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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I always say I don’t, but in reality…I do. There’s always something I need to work on or want to get better at, and the beginning of a new year really does seem like the perfect time to make another run at it. This year, since I didn’t do […]

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Please update your RSS feed for The Coupon Snob!

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If you subscribe to The Coupon site updates by email, you can skip this message. Email readers might have already noticed that their emails from me look a bit different, and have the newest Coupons.com coupons embedded in them. Progress is good, right? This post is for those of you that subscribe via an RSS […]

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Have you read my eBook 100 Ways to Spend Less and Save More? I’d love to get a review from you!

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A month ago I celebrated two years of Coupon Snobbery by giving away free copies of my eBook, 100 Ways to Spend Less and Save More. I was thrilled with the response! It ended up at the top of several Amazon book lists, including those in Education Finance, Consumerism and Education Theory. It even got […]

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Monday is Free Shipping Day – get free delivery by Christmas Eve with 1500+ retailers!

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We’ve been shopping online a lot this year. One of the things that makes it so appealing is when you can get a great price AND snag free shipping. Shipping charges are a deal breaker for me, because I’d rather just go pick up the item than pay extra for it to get delivered to […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Tips to Help You Save – a look back at some good advice for saving money

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Last year I posted a series of 12 holiday tips to help you save money. I wanted to do something similar this year, but honestly…time just got away from me. So, the next best thing is a recap! Here are the links to the 12 tips I shared last year, and I’d like to invite […]

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Discover helpful, new content with Shareaholic’s new Channels feature! (and find me in Personal Finance)

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I’m a fan of Shareaholic. If you look below any post on this site you will see their sharing buttons that allow you to share my content to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and more. Now, they’ve launched a new product that is equally helpful: Shareaholic Channels! Shareaholic Channels let you discover blogs and articles with […]

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Get a $5 Starbucks gift card with this coupon & rebate offer

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Starbucks is offering a $5 Starbucks Card or eGift when you buy three Starbucks or Tazo products. To get the rebate information, click here. You must save your original grocery store receipts and the UPC labels from the products to send in with the form. Here is a coupon from Coupons.com that can help you […]

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See my FREE Printable Expense Tracker in action!

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I was pleasantly surprised to get a track back comment yesterday on my FREE printable tools page that informed me of a blogger who had used my printable Expense Tracker and shared the results with her readers. Her website is about personal finance, and she originally posted that she and her friend were going to […]

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Your email could be stealing your deals!

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I have a quick tip for you. One that probably seems incredibly silly, and appears to have nothing to do with saving money. Or does it? Here’s my tip… Manage your Spam folder the same way you manage your inbox – regularly. Really. Check your spam folder regularly. It’s a part of your email after […]

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Why I don’t shop on Black Friday anymore…

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Don’t get me wrong…I love a great deal, especially when the holidays are coming and I am trying to pinch my pennies and get great gifts at the same time. I used to go out on Black Friday and hit a few stores, but not anymore. Here are just a few of the reasons I […]

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