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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • 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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If you are just getting started on your coupon journey, you might be overwhelmed by the number of printable coupons out there. I searched the coupon database for “printable” this morning and found that we have over 3,800 printable coupons!

Common sense tells us that we shouldn’t go out and print 3,800 coupons… but how do we know what to print and what to wait on?

So many times in the weekly lists on Southern Savers, you see the dreaded words “limit reached”. This means the coupon was recently available to print, but it’s all gone now. You either have the coupon or your don’t. Bummer.

Here are some basic criteria you can use to decide whether to print it when you see it or not:
What Coupons Should I Print?

Do you have any other coupon questions you’d like to talk about?

    • Jaime Guill Horton

      Thx for this post. Great advice!

    • Hollie Mowry

      Do printables expire a certain amount of time after they’re printed? Or is the expiration date fixed? In other words, if I print it out now will it expire sooner than if I wait a day/week?