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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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expired inserts

You probably know by now that I’m not a binder girl.  I keep all my inserts whole and cut only the coupons I need for each trip we make.  This is a massive time and sanity saver, but can have one problem… you end up with months of inserts and never quite know when to throw them away.

Here’s a super easy tip for you:

Use the Coupon Database!

All you need to do is head over and type in the name of your insert and the date.  The database will only show you the coupons that are still good in that insert.  So if it returns no coupons – everything is expired.

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Many times it will return 3 or 4 coupons left, I will decide quickly if they are even brands I want.  If so then cut the few that are left and put those in a coupon organizer (you have to use something with a binder to keep lose coupons you find in the store anyway).

Insert Abbreviations:

SS = SmartSource
RP = RedPlum
PG = Procter & Gamble

Note: For the dates, we always enter two digit days.  So June 5th would be 6/05.

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