Being a lifelong thrifty person, I know a thing or two about using coupons. Like many of my peers, I got my start working in social media via coupon blogging! Things have changed a lot in recent years, but benefits of frugality always remain. These days, you can do a lot of coupon clipping virtually, by redeeming discount codes for online purchases. I always check for coupon codes before I by anything online – usually, by checking a coupon aggregator like www.frugaa.com.
Frugaa is a coupon repository that shows you discount codes and offers for sites like Walgreens, 1-800-Flowers, Ace Hardware, Travelocity, and much more. To find a deal, you can either check out the featured coupons on their homepage, search by keyword or retailer, or navigate general categories such as beauty, clothing, electronics, toys, and so on. I think this is a good way to organize it – this way, if you know exactly where you want to buy a product, you can check for coupons at that specific retailer; or if you have something general in mind and are wondering where to get the best deal, you can search through the categories and see which online stores have the best deals at the moment.
It’s always worth taking the extra minute or two to look up coupon codes before you click “Purchase” on an order – it only takes a moment, and you might be surprised how much you can save. Frugaa reports that their users save an average of $29 by using their site, and I know that I tend to save at least a few bucks every time I shop thanks to sites like this. Times may change and the methods by which we find coupons may vary, but being frugal always remains a good idea!
Where do you find online coupons?