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Effective Couponing and Other Frugal Tips & Tricks

Coupon Lingo

 

o SS – Smart Source Insert(may vary by region)
o RP – Red Plum Insert(may vary by region)
o P&G – Procter & Gamble Insert(may vary by region)
o GM – General Mills Insert(may vary by region)
o K – Kellogg’s Insert (may vary by region, usually found 1 or 2 times per year)
o Pep – Pepsico Insert(may vary by region, usually found 1 or 2 times per year)
o CPN or Q – Coupon
o DND – Do not Double (Some coupons have this printed on them)
o BLINKIES – Smartsource coupons found in the stores near products. They are called blinkies because of the red light that flashed to alert you to the coupon (these coupons can be used at any store that accepts manufacturer coupons).
o MFR – Manufacturer Coupon
o IP or IPQ – Printable coupon from the internet
o CATALINA (or Cata) – Coupon printed at register with your receipt.
o SC – Store Coupon
o GC – Gift Card
o B1G1/BOGO – Buy One, Get One
o WYB – When You Buy
o MIR – Mail in Rebate
o $1/2 RP 11/4 – $1 off 2 Coupon, Red Plum insert from 11/4 insert
o OOP – Out of Pocket
o $1.50/2 – $1.50 off two items
o ECB or EB – Extracare Bucks (CVS)
o WAGS – Walgreens
o IVC – Instant Value Coupon (Wags)
o RR – Register Reward (Wags)
o Stacking – when you use a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon to get double savings.
o Tear Pad – A pad of coupons or MIR’s near a product or on display. (these coupons can be used at any store that accepts manufacturer coupons)
o RC – Rain Check (given out by some stores when they are out of the sale product. You must obtain the rain check to get the sale price at a later date).
o PEELIE – Coupon you can peel off a product to be used on the purchase of that product. (these coupons are intended for the purchase of that product from that store and it is frowned upon to take these coupons for use at another store)


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