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Newspapers Are Dying and It’s All Your Fault

Newspapers Are Dying and It’s All Your Fault

It seems couponers have been keeping newspapers alive – and fewer couponers could kill them. So if you’re not clipping coupons as much as you used to, you may find yourself with no more coupons to clip. At least that’s according to a recent Poynter Institute report. “The super-couponing craze, at its peak in the spring and summer of 2011,[Read More…]

November 26, 2012 Coupons In The News
“Extreme Couponing” Ratings Show We’re Not Tired of it Yet

“Extreme Couponing” Ratings Show We’re Not Tired of it Yet

Critics may roll their eyes at “Extreme Couponing”, and non-extreme couponers may cringe – but somebody’s watching. The fourth season debut of the TLC show earned respectable ratings last night, indicating that the coupon craze – and the show that helped to fuel it – isn’t running out of steam just yet. Tuesday’s season premiere drew 1.028 million viewers. It’s[Read More…]

November 14, 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
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
Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Televised train wreck “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” ventures into “Extreme Couponing” territory this Wednesday, a week after TLC’s “Toddlers and Tiaras” spinoff debuted during Extreme Couponing’s off season. In a preview clip posted on TLC’s website today, the pint-sized pageant star and her plus-sized Mama venture into the local Piggly Wiggly to show off Mama’s couponing skills. “Couponing is[Read More…]

August 13, 2012 Coupons In The News
A Kinder, Gentler “Extreme Couponing” – But Who’s Watching?

A Kinder, Gentler “Extreme Couponing” – But Who’s Watching?

Do you find “Extreme Couponing” a little too – extreme? (read: “Extreme Couponing Pays Off, For Producers”). Can’t get into watching people cram their carts with candy bars or condiments just because they can get them for free? Don’t find alleged coupon fraud entertaining? Well, then Oprah Winfrey has something for you – if she can convince you to tune[Read More…]

August 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
“Extreme Couponing” Pays Off, For Producers

“Extreme Couponing” Pays Off, For Producers

Love it or hate it, much of the credit (or blame) for the current coupon craze has to go to TLC’s TV series “Extreme Couponing”. It’s been a hit for TLC, but a lightning rod for critics who say it glorifies hoarding, displays questionable couponing ethics and even seems to condone outright fraud. But if any of it phases the[Read More…]

July 24, 2012 Coupons In The News
A Shopping Spree That Would Make a Couponer Cringe

A Shopping Spree That Would Make a Couponer Cringe

Once upon a time, 61-year-old Molly Perry went into a Fayetteville, North Carolina grocery store, ignored the sale ad, grabbed more than $500 worth of stuff – and didn’t use a single coupon! What is she, Fayetteville’s richest retired nurse?? No, she was just the winner of a contest that awarded her a two-minute shopping spree. As reported by the[Read More…]

July 20, 2012 Coupons In The News
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