Putting the Stereotypical Notion of a Tightwad on its Tush

Category Archives: Coupon

Death of a Coupon Binder

Move aside, Arthur Miller; I’ve got a real American tragedy for you, a story that simply must be told. It’s a tale that includes neglect, loss, and – the epitome of any tragedy – death. Namely, it’s the rise and fall of my coupon binder. My Birther Story It was April 2010, and my husband… Continue Reading

Using Holiday Gift Cards to Discount Your Year

by Andi B. I’m a huge fan of gift cards. I’m an even bigger fan of holiday gift card sales. Many restaurants, retailers, and service providers are selling gift certificates/cards at a discount. If you can stock up on these sales now, it offers you a year-long discount on purchases you would already make. What’s… Continue Reading

My Coupons Got Social

So I’m a little critical of the concept of social buying. Sites like Groupon, Living Social, Tippr, and all of the others I haven’t stumbled on yet, offer the ability to get great deals on a variety of local deals. There are some caveats with this craze. 1. Don’t buy something you wouldn’t normally. If… Continue Reading