Posted byon August 5, 2010
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Remember a few years back when it was my resolution to stop couponing since I’d become such a compulsive obsessive couponer?
I did great for a few years and bought whatever we wanted. Then our food budget started to creep up.
Printing coupons was obviously my tipping point. Once I started to get the thrill of saving 50%, 70%, or even 80% of our grocery bill it all went into coupon overdrive.
I have a confession to make. Now I’m hitting our grocery store twice a week to take advantage of double coupons, printing more coupons, and following the weekly coupon matchups for our local store. (You can find your own local store matchups through the BeCentsable directory).
But it didn’t stop there. In addition, I got a cheap newspaper subscription from Discounted Newspapers, just for the coupons, and yesterday I broke down and ordered some coupons from the Coupon Clippers.
I can feel myself turning obsessive about it again, even though I promised myself I’d just do it in a low-key way. Obviously I have one of those all-or-nothing type personalities.
The good news? I cut our grocery bill by $200 last month!
Do you have any money saving habits that you get compulsive about… or is it just me?