Category Archives: Binder

Getting Started

For people looking to get into couponing, here is what you need to prepare:

A Coupon Binder

This is where you’re going to keep all of your coupons, organized by category.  For information about what goes into a coupon binder, click here.

Deal Email Address

Being aware of the latest and greatest deals means getting a large number of emails.  Keep them separate from your regular emails by opening another Gmail or Yahoo account, like LaurensCouponEmails@yahoo.com.

Deal Facebook Page

There are great deals on Facebook that come from liking a company’s page, but they usually require access to your wall.  Unless you want your wall flooded with messages about how you like wheat thins, get a separate account for your coupons.

Twitter

Sales and deals can be gone in a matter of minutes.  Having a Twitter account on your smartphone and following the tweets of companies and deal sites will let you know what’s happening in real time.

Bookmarked Pages

There are a few sites you should go to every day, so bookmark them on your browser. The basic ones are Slickdeals, Free Stuff Times, and Retail Me Not.

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Upcoming Couponing Class

Hi guys,

For those of you planning on attending the upcoming couponing class, here are the materials you need to bring with you:

  • 1 Binder
  • 1 Sturdy Envelope or Pocket (for the car)
  • 1 Set of Dividers (20 ct)
  • 2 Sets of Baseball Card Holders
  • 1 Pair of Scissors

At home:

  • Subscription to Houston Chronicle (Sunday only)
  • Computer and Printer

Most of this stuff you can get at Staples or Target, but the Baseball Card Holders you will be more likely to find at Hobby Lobby or Michael’s.