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Why Grocery Coupons Are Not Just For Mom and Pop Anymore

ByLucille Wood

Apr 28, 2022

Why Grocery Coupons Are Not Just For Mom and Pop Anymore

Grocery Coupons help US shoppers save billions of dollars every year. Me, I just want my bread and milk. Maybe some ice cream on the weekends because that’s how I roll. So why do I have a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach standing in front of the milk display case? It seems milk has gone up something like 5697% in the last year. Global food prices are skyrocketing.

The global economic downturn has food costs exploding. In addition, many jobs are being lost to automation and global outsourcing. Even “safe jobs” like government employment or in the medical field have had no pay increases in years. Today, it is a serious matter to make the most out of what we earn each month. I don’t want to work a second job to feed my family healthy foods.

Grocery coupons are a great way to have more money at the end of the month. There are many sources of grocery store coupons such as newspapers and magazines with the internet as the fastest growing source of printable coupons. For most people finding out how to start couponing is the hardest part. Where do I go? What will I find when I get there? What am I supposed to do when I find what is there?

Using coupons for groceries can overwhelm those who watched their parents clip coupons but never had to as an adult. See my Mom clipped coupons from every lazy Sunday afternoon newspaper that found itself crumpled on the living room carpet next to my Dad’s fuzzy brown recliner. Their labor-of-love the reason I went to college.

After college, I started a decent job and never appreciated the fine art of “clipping coupons”. It is time to adapt, to learn to survive in the digital age. Good thing because newspapers and magazines are quickly being considered a waste of a good tree in the 21st century. Now you can print grocery coupons found online.

There are thousands and thousands of coupons along with a bunch of online coupon sites. Once again, the question becomes, “What do I DO FIRST?” The best FIRST choice is to find a strong grocery coupon system. A system that works. Find out what people who are successful at what you want to do and copy what they are doing. This is true in buying real estate, starting a home business and especially learning how to use grocery shopping coupons. See you at the checkout register.