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Alleged Coupon Thief Collared With 600 Newspapers

Alleged Coupon Thief Collared With 600 Newspapers

There’s a new twist to the increasing (or increasingly-reported) trend of stealing newspapers to get at the coupons inside. A case in Ohio appears to have been something of an inside job. 45-year-old Paul Donohew of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia was arrested earlier this week on the other side of the Ohio River in Gallipolis, Ohio. Acting on a tip,[Read More…]

November 9, 2012 Coupons In The News
More Coupon Fine Print Confusion Cleared Up

More Coupon Fine Print Confusion Cleared Up

Does the fine print on some recent coupons have you scratching your head? A couple of manufacturers now say they’re working to clear up some particularly confusing coupon language. Back in August, couponers noticed some odd wording on Post product coupons (Read: “Fine Print Confounds Couponers”). The coupons read, “Only 4 like items may be purchased in same transaction.” At[Read More…]

November 8, 2012 Coupons In The News
When Voting and Coupons Collide

When Voting and Coupons Collide

Did you get a freebie this week in honor of Election Day? Hope you enjoyed it – because it could land you in prison. Seriously. In much the same way that holidays like Presidents’ Day and Columbus Day have become excuses for stores to offer sales and discounts, a growing number of retailers have been offering freebies in honor of[Read More…]

November 8, 2012 Coupons In The News
Coupon Counterfeiter Pleads Guilty

Coupon Counterfeiter Pleads Guilty

One of three women charged in a massive coupon fraud ring has changed her plea to guilty – admitting her role in the multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon operation. 54-year-old Marilyn Johnson pleaded guilty in a Phoenix courtroom today to a reduced charge of counterfeiting, changing her original not guilty plea on charges of counterfeiting, forgery and fraud. Johnson was arrested[Read More…]

November 1, 2012 Coupons In The News
Windows 8: Good For PCs, Bad For Coupons

Windows 8: Good For PCs, Bad For Coupons

If you’re an early adopter who’s upgraded to Windows 8, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when you try to print coupons. But don’t panic, there’s an easy fix. Coupons.com was the first to figure out what the problem was, and how to solve it: “Windows 8 operating system in Metro mode will not be able to print[Read More…]

October 30, 2012 Coupons In The News
Save Money and Support Veterans

Save Money and Support Veterans

Between Halloween candy coupons and Thanksgiving meal deals, there comes Veterans Day – not normally a holiday associated with coupon savings. But that’s changing. This weekend, for the second straight year, be on the lookout for dozens of high-value printable coupons, as part of SmartSource‘s partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project‘s Believe in Heroes campaign. One week before Veterans Day,[Read More…]

October 29, 2012 Coupons In The News
Hand Out Coupons For Halloween – And Other Bad Ideas

Hand Out Coupons For Halloween – And Other Bad Ideas

Do you want to be the “cool house” this Halloween, or do you want your house to be egged? There are plenty of coupons out there that will make even the “good candy” affordable. But resist the urge to use coupons for things that kids just don’t want. Please. One of the most universally reviled candies – more of a[Read More…]

October 26, 2012 Coupons In The News
“Extreme Couponing” Returns – For Better or Worse

“Extreme Couponing” Returns – For Better or Worse

It’s baaaaack. The show you either love, or love to hate (or maybe just plain hate), “Extreme Couponing” returns to TLC on Tuesday, November 13th. “Saving money is a lifestyle and has become the chic thing to do,” TLC declares in a news release announcing the fourth season debut. Upcoming episodes will feature surprises like a “coupon robot”, extreme couponers[Read More…]

October 25, 2012 Coupons In The News
Fresh Express Salad Coupon Confusion

Fresh Express Salad Coupon Confusion

Just when you think a great coupon has come along, it turns out to be a little too good to be true. This time, it involves a $3 off coupon for packaged Fresh Express salads. Fresh Express offered the printable coupon last week to those who registered on its new “Value Express” website. The program offers monthly Fresh Express coupons[Read More…]

October 23, 2012 Coupons In The News
An Extreme Couponer Who’s Had Enough

An Extreme Couponer Who’s Had Enough

So is couponing really worth all the time and effort? You’ll find plenty of naysayers who frown on all the clipping and sorting, and plenty of converts who swear by it. But it’s not every day that you find a “reformed” extreme couponer who advises the rest of us to just quit it already. The online site Money Crashers recently[Read More…]

October 23, 2012 Coupons In The News
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