A Guide to Combining Coupons and Food StampsPosted on February 2nd, 2012 - No Comments »
Using coupons with food stamps can help to increase the budget when it comes to providing the family with food. Using coupons and combining the coupons with sales, as well as learning where to shop, how to shop and when to shop can be an effective way to increase the value of the food stamps and even increase the quality of the food that can be purchased using the food stamps.
Here are some things that the customer should take into account when it comes to combining the coupons with food stamps:
Shop for Sales
Finding the sales that can be used to combine with coupons can help to increase the value of the food stamps. There are different types of food sales every single week, through various types of supermarkets and comparing these prices can help the customer to shop for the best sales each week. It is important for the customer to first determine whether the supermarket is able to accept food stamps and also combine the food stamps with coupons, before the decision is made to combine the food stamps with the coupons that can be used in the supermarket.
Create a Coupon Collection
Creating a coupon collection is going to enable the customer to pair the coupons with the sales. Customers should try and obtain multiple copies of the coupons that are used for regularly purchased products, to enable the customer to reduce the cost of these items that are being purchased. The coupon collection can be found from coupons that are clipped from the newspaper, coupons that are ordered online, coupons that are printed from the home computer and even the coupons that can be found through the local stores on tear pads.
Learning to use the coupons with food stamps can help the customer to use more coupons and save more while shopping. Coupons are available for household items, grocery items including pantry and fresh produce and even coupons that can be used for a number of other purchases.