In a special report, NewsChannel 21′s Alicia Inns shows how even less-than-’extreme’ couponing can save you big bucks at the grocery store.
getting a full cart of groceries for just pennies. without knowing where to start, couponing can be difficult but experts say it doesn’t have to be so intense. in tonight’s special report, alicia inns shows us why you don’t need to be an extreme couponer to get extreme savings. ### nat sound: coupons… it’s an age-old domestic activity… with a 21st century spin. nat sound: cart rolling according to recent studies… consumers used 3 point 5 billion coupons in the u-s last year..up 6 percent from the year before. nat sound: “let’s get some bread..” bend resident, dana jones considers herself a frugal shopper… about two years ago i lost my job and in order to make ends meet, we had to start pinching our pennies when it came to the groceries and a couple of my friends from church taught me the ropes and it’s all history from there she now teaches coupon classes in the region and blogs