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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

Going Nuts? I can help you understand coupon terms and abbreviations

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I have been trying to brainstorm how to make coupon insert differences less frustrating.  It is a tough dilemma.  Coupon inserts vary from newspaper to newspaper.  They don’t just vary in coupons offered but also in the value of the coupons.

If this is new to you, then realize that you need to be purchasing the largest newspaper that you have access to.  If you live outside of Atlanta and have been getting a little local paper, you want to switch to grabbing the AJC.  If you are in Charleston, you want to buy the paper out of Columbia etc.

To help us, I would like to get a volunteer or two from each major paper to take the list that I post every week and alter it for your area.  You would make the list on Sunday or Monday after you get your inserts.  I will load them and keep a running database of lists for us.  This will eventually turn into something bigger and better but we will start small.  Because I can’t keep up with all the tiny papers in the Southeast we will keep lists of the major papers.  I’m listing the ones I can think of and if you feel another should be added to the list email me.

This is an example to help you understand:

Columbia SC – The State 5/31

If you are up for being the list maker for your paper email me ( jenny @ southernsavers . com).  I will update this list as the job is taken.  If I don’t email back just know that someone has your paper covered!

Birmingham News – covered
Advertiser – Montgomery AL – covered

Times Union – Jacksonville – covered
South Florida Sun Sentinel
St. Petersburg Times – covered
Miami Herald
Democrat – Tallahassee

Atlanta Journal – covered

South Carolina
Post & Courier – Charleston – covered
The State – Columbia – covered
The Greenville News – covered

North Carolina
The Observer – Charlotte – covered
News & Observer – Raleigh – covered
News & Record – Greensboro

News Sentinel – Knoxville – covered
Tennessean Buy – Nashville – covered
Chattanooga Times Free Press – covered

Virginian Pilot – covered
Washington Post – covered

Courier Journal – covered

Houston Chronicle – covered

I don’t know how far our reach is with readers… so if you would like a large paper in your area covered not on the list email me and we can add it.