Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 14, 2012

It’s a good day to buy extra newspapers

ASHLAND — We try to keep up with all the news that concerns you as a consumer and give you the best way to fill your pantries.  

Kellogg’s Mini Wheats are recalled because of metal fragments. If you have any, return them for a refund.

There is a Proctor and Gamble ad out earlier than I have ever seen today. Take advantage of two active Proctor and Gamble ads. Keep all coupons for the same item together in your binders.

Let’s say you have two different coupons for Schick razors. One is a BOGO and one is $2 off.

Keep these together where you can see them easily. You can use these together on sales, usually. That’s what makes a good deal great.

You can use more coupons than you think at certain stores. Even if an item is free, you can use a coupon on it. Why? Because it goes through the register first as a purchase. The register doesn’t know until the end that you have a free coupon.

Today is a good day to buy extra newspapers because the Proctor and Gamble ad is out and there are two other coupon inserts.

I saw something to put on your Christmas lists this week at Walmart: A crock pot that cooks three things at once. It would pay for itself in one week. Crock pot cooking is a real life saver. I've found out it’s the best way to deliver food to a dinner because they have a lid and you can plug them in at the party or a church dinner and keep the food hot until it is served.

Let couponing and frugal living help you get ready for Christmas. You need to actively save as much as you can. Little changes save a lot of money.

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