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How do you plan your shopping trips?

April 15, 2014

When it’s time to head to the grocery store, how do you plan your shopping trips? Do you go through your store’s circulars? Do you go online to look for coupons for items you plan to buy? ... (more)

Multiples Madness

April 8, 2014

Coupons that require the purchase of two or more items continue to plague or delight my readers, depending on a person’s perspective. When readers complain about having to buy two or more of an ... (more)

Cashiers Speak

April 1, 2014

The majority of my reader mail comes from consumers, but I always enjoy hearing from people who work on the “front lines” of where we consumers spend a lot of our time – the supermar... (more)

Return of the Ridiculous Shrinkage Stories

March 25, 2014

No topic that I’ve written about in this column has generated more reader responses than the topic of product shrinkage. While I primarily focus on coupon savings, product shrinkage is also of c... (more)

Navigating Errors at the Checkout

March 18, 2014

As a frugal shopper, I’m always closely watching my grocery budget. When I plan a shopping trip, I know roughly what my pre-tax, post-coupon total should be before I get anywhere near the checko... (more)

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