In this economy, people are looking to save money wherever they can. That means many are turning to an old favorite: coupons. There's no question that coupons can save shoppers serious money at check-out, but grocery coupons have come a long way since the days when they could only be found in the Sunday newspaper.
Today's shoppers can print coupons from the Web, add electronic coupons to their store savings cards and even use their cell phones to select coupons to be redeemed at check out. It's easier than ever to cut that food bill in half thanks to coupons, and here are three easy ways to get started saving money in new ways.
1) Click-and-Print Coupons: There are several Web sites that compile grocery coupons so you simply click on the ones you want, then print and cut them out to take to the grocery store. You can also find printable coupons on the Web sites of your favorite brands, like Pillsbury.com and BettyCrocker.com.
2) Electronic Coupons: Online coupon sites like Shortcuts.com allow you to load electronic coupons onto your store savings cards. No need to print or clip. Just click on the coupons you need and they'll be automatically redeemed at check out when you use your store savings card.
3) Mobile Coupons: You can now get coupons right from your constant companion, your cell phone. One service to check out is Shortcuts.com Mobile (go to www.shortcuts.com on any cell phone with a Web browser). Just click the coupons you want and within five minutes they'll be loaded up on your store savings card and ready to use at check out.
It's easy to save money at the grocery store, especially when you have the right tools, like your computer and your cell phone. In no time you'll be saving serious dollars in the check out line.
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