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Couponing 101 – Don’t make checkers cry

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Couponing 101 Please follow simple basic rules for Extreme Couponing or even couponing every once and a while!

There are many people and sites that insist that the couponer is the main reason why stores stay in business. And by this they teach couponers to feel so empowered that they are the only one in the store and no else matters.

We have always tried to teach people how to use coupons. We feel that it is not an entitlement to coupon but rather a privileged to have the opportunity to save so much and are very thankful to stores, manufactures, managers and the cashiers that we befriend.

We are nobody’s mother, or father (since I am the one typing). We can only ask that we treat those that we shop with and from the same way that we would want to be treated. Just the other day Sarah was at a store she shops at frequently, and the cashier told her of a comment that a shopper had made. She said that a shopper told her that we ” A Thrifty Mom” said to do a transaction that wasn’t kosher. The cahier handled the situtation while thinking to her self, that she knew Sarah and knew Sarah would not of said that.

One thing we need to remember is that we are in a store with their rules. We need to follow proper ethics and be polite and kind with everyone in the store. A good example is when Sarah is at Walgreens, she almost always uses the cosmetic cashier to do her lengthy checkouts. When Sarah sees another person coming to check out there as well, she pulls her shopping cart aside, and insist that the customer go ahead of her. Sarah does this no matter if she just started her check out or is one or two transactions away from finishing. She feels that by allowing a customer who is purchasing normal items and is not trying to roll catalinas to go ahead. It not only shows respect and portrays kindness to the customer, but then the cashier too realizes how kind and thoughtful Sarah is to both the stores customers, and to the store employees also.

Now I know some cashier can be down right rude, and make couponing at nightmare.  But that is a whole different blog post.

One of our long time readers sent us this email below that inspired me to make an additional comments and include this in a post.

I was at Albertsons today and was talking to my favorite checker.  There was no one behind me so we had time to visit.  She told me a story that made me a bit upset.  One day last week she had a customer come through her line that had coupons.  Some of the coupons had been cut in a way that the expiration date was cut off.  My checker explained that she could not take coupons without an expiration date.  The lady then proceeded to throw a fit insisting yes she would take them.  She started screaming, being rude etc.  She informed the checker that “it is people like me who are unemployed and use coupons that are the reason you have your job”. She made such a scene that my checker said she (the checker) was in tears after it was over. Please don’t be this person when you coupon.  If you feel that the checker is wrong, which can happen, calmly ask for a manager.  You can even go to customer service after your transaction is finished and speak with someone.  Being calm and polite does not hurt anyone and will leave you feeling better as well as those you deal with

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I just wanted to invite you to my FREE Coupon Class tomorrow 5/19 in Boise, time: 11:30-1:00

It will be at the Boise Fair Grounds, at the Active Women’s Show.  It does cost $5 to get into the show but will be well worth it for all the vendors and booths.  The FREE coupon class it just a bonus.  No need to sign up or  rsvp, just show  up and I will be there ready to teach you all about how to make coupons work for your family.

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I just wanted to invite you to my FREE Coupon Class this weekend 5/19 in Boise, time: 11:30-1:00

It will be at the Boise Fair Grounds, at the Active Women’s Show.  It does cost $5 to get into the show but will be well worth it for all the vendors and booths.  The FREE coupon class it just a bonus.  No need to sign up or  rsvp, just show  up and I will be there ready to teach you all about how to make coupons work for your family.

 

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Coupon Class

  Sign up for our FREE coupon class

Next Saturday – 4/28 at Stevens~Henager College Nampa Satellite.

Right across from the Nampa Costco – see map

 If you would like to sign up for the class:

  • Call 1-208-467-0501 then press * to get receptionist.  Tell them you want to sign up for the A Thrifty Mom coupon class on 4/28.  They will handle sign ups.
  • Class held at 4 pm with 150  but they will fill FAST so do not wait to call.
  • Sign up for class is open Monday – Friday (during business hours)

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Coupon Class

 Sign up for our FREE coupon class

Next Saturday – 4/28 at Stevens~Henager College Nampa Satellite.

Right across from the Nampa Costco – see map

 If you would like to sign up for the class:

  • Call 1-208-467-0501 then press * to get receptionist.  Tell them you want to sign up for the A Thrifty Mom coupon class on 4/28.  They will handle sign ups.
  • Class held at 4 pm with 150  but they will fill FAST so do not wait to call.
  • Sign up for class is open Monday – Friday (during business hours)

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 Coupon Class

Sign up for our FREE coupon class

Next Saturday – 4/28 at Stevens~Henager College Nampa Satellite.

Right across from the Nampa CostCo – see map

 

If you would like to sign up for the class:

  • Call 1-208-467-0501 then press * to get receptionist.  Tell them you want to sign up for the A Thrifty Mom coupon class on 4/28.  They will handle sign ups.
  • Class held at 4 pm with 150  but they will fill FAST so do not wait to call.
  • Sign up for class is open Monday – Friday (during business hours)

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