Saturday Savings Coupon News Digest

Saturday Savings Coupon News Digest

Student accused of posting bogus coupons to 4chan – The Register
A computer science student has been charged with fraud and counterfeiting for allegedly posting hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bogus coupons on 4chan and other websites. Lucas Townsend Henderson, 22, of Lubbock, Texas, was charged with wire

Is ‘Extreme Couponing’ reality? – Appeal-Democrat
Many of them sound like this: “I’ve read your column off and on but I don’t really use coupons hard-core. Then the “Extreme Couponing” TV show came on. I really want to get the same free stuff those shoppers do. How do I get all of the free stuff with coupons?”

Retailers crack down on coupon craze – Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
But many serious couponers find the show disgusting, saying it doesn’t depict couponing realistically, promotes the misuse of coupons and portrays couponers as wacky hoarders. Now some stores are tightening their policies – limiting how many coupons can be

Retailers fret over coupon craze – Palm Beach Post
Despite the lack of stores that double coupons in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast, Wiseberg said it is possible to have a shopping trip where you pay only a few dollars at Publix by using coupons in combination with buy-one-get-one-free items.

Honest couponing is the way to go – News-Herald
Clipping coupons has always been a good way to save money on your weekly purchases and the best source to get those money savers has long been our Saturday newspaper. We promote the value of the Saturday coupons at the top of our front page, sometimes days in advance.

New Sites Make Using Coupons Easier – NBC New York
Feeding a family can eat up a big chunk of a budget — especially as rising fuel prices rise boost the cost of produce, meat and dairy. Now, some savvy shoppers are turning to special coupon sites to slash grocery bills and other household expenses. Upper

Coupon Users Star in TV Show – Supermarket News
CINCINNATI — Amanda Ostrowski starts her mission by scrutinizing online coupon forums to find the latest deals. She then marches into her local supermarket to preview sale items. Hours later, she heads home and seeks out coupons that match the sale items

Publix Plans to Speed Checkouts With Coupon-Validation System – The Ledger
LAKELAND | Publix Super Markets Inc. is trying to cut down on traffic jams in its checkout lanes with a new coupon-validation system. Lakeland-based Publix began testing the software in February at roughly 70 stores chainwide, including a few unspecified Launches New Coupon Section To Help Find Better Deals – WebWire
Online shopping discount site has launched a new dedicated coupons site, aimed at offering consumers an array of discounts and coupons off big-name, online retailers. (5 May 2011) – – Online shopping and discount site

Coupon Queen: Coupon myths cost shoppers real cash – Post-Bulletin
My recent column on theories why people of lower incomes are statistically not the heaviest coupon users generated a lot of reader mail. Here’s a sampling: • “Perhaps the reason that low-income shoppers do not use coupons is because they cannot


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