Using coupons means you will have to switch brands.
- There are tons of ways to find coupons for the brands you currently use. Yes, branching out and trying new brands can be beneficial but there are no limitations to couponing.
The stores lose money when you use coupons.
- The stores love it when you use coupons, though it's true that not all cashiers realize this to be true. Stores of often paid bonuses based on how many units they move. Target runs "buy 3, get a $5 Gift Card" deals because it's profitable to do so.
You will have to change stores to use coupons.
- Most stores offer coupon deals. You should be able to successfully coupon at 98% of stores.
Couponing takes too much time.
- Couponing can take a lot of time, especially if you don't know where to get started. The fact is, using coupons doesn't need to take that much time. If you're struggling to get started, check out: The Coupon Mentor ebook.
Couponing costs you more money than it saves.
- Using coupons can be a bit addicting, and chasing deals may start to overwhelm you. As long as you make a plan and stick to it, you will be successful. Do not buy 20 boxes of cereal no one in your family will eat just because you can score it for $0.35 a box.
Some truths about coupons
- Using coupons can help you pay off your debt.
- There is a huge, supportive community in the world of couponing.
- Coupons are a quick and easy way o save money.