Long gone are the days of spending time and even money on newspapers, magazines, catalogs, etcetera, to hand clip your coupons. There is an abundance of websites, some that offer free apps for your smartphone, dedicated to helping families get the most bang for their buck on everyday shopping items. Don’t know where to start? Here are some of the best, most popular sites on the web.
Retailmenot – Joining is free. Free access to a wide variety of coupons for the most and even some of the least shopped stores and items. Printing is easy. The retailmenot website appears to update nearly every hour. On top of providing coupons, the site informs of nationwide shopping deals of free and ridiculously cheap items. A big plus for the less mathematically savy, the site calculates the savings math for you.
Coupons.com – This site is well-known for its simplistic, easily navigable design. With everything in one place, they offer paperless and printable coupons, rebates, and coupon codes. This site also offers newsletters and and an additional, affiliated website blog with articles for countless tips to save more money, host parties for cheap, and how to’s for holidays on a budget. If you desire a straight forward, aesthetically pleasing app for your smartphone, this is the best option.
Groupon – Want savings on more than just grocery items? Groupon is a must-have for savings on things to do, places to see from car maintenance, restaurant deals, spa days all the way to jaw-dropping getaway prices. This is a great resource for last minute gift ideas on a budget. You can live with a little extra extravagance with Groupon in your pocket. The biggest payoff of using? The money you spend on any Groupon NEVER expires, even after the deal ends, and the expiration dates almost always exceed your average coupon clipping. Free downloads available for smartphones.
Couponninja.com – An honest, reputable website that only offers verified coupons. The site has over 20,000 partners and is multi-national in reach. You can even find some useful money related tips that can help you save money day to day.