The GREAT Coupon Experiment aims to solve a mystery as old as the Sunday insert itself: Is coupon cutting really a feasible way for people with lives and dogs and families to save money? My mother would say, “yes”; I would say, “I don’t know, that’s why I’m doing this experiment.”
Time Clipping: 15 Minutes
Total Savings (Net of Costs):
|Coupon Items on Sale||4.00|
1. Mom was right. Nearly every coupon I had from the prior week was on sale this week. A lot of items were at least 25% off.
2. Coupons aren’t always worth it. Sure they bring the price of a name brand down, but that won’t necessarily make it cheaper than the other brand.
Online coupons, where to begin?
The GREAT Coupon Experiment – Week 1