Coupons 101

Couponing 101 - Eat at Home MissouriThe 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends reported that the average household spends $97.30 per week on groceries. In return, consumers are turning to coupons to help save money. Coupons are a great way to cut back on your grocery bill and it is more convenient than ever with online printable, digital, and the weekly ad in the newspaper.

Steps to ensure coupons are not fraudulent:

  1. Says “Manufacturer Coupon” and show a valid remit address for the manufacturer. This address ensures the coupon can be processed for payment.
  2. Has a scan-able bar code.
  3. Has an expiration date.
  4. Must not be a photocopy.
  5. You should NEVER buy or pay for coupons.

If you have questions about a grocery stores coupon policy, feel free to contact them before you get to the store.