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How to Save at CVS Now That You Can't Stack Coupons
On Reddit, users in r/CVS recently debated how dollar-off coupons are calculated, and whether the practice had changed. A store manager concluded, “The computer just got smarter and you can’t stack coupons anymore.” “One day, coupons just stopped stacking,” a shift supervisor in Maryland told me. They said that the company didn’t communicate any changes to coupon rules or the
Honey Still Automatically Applies Coupon Codes, But Now
Chrome: The Honey browser extension is awesome for automatic couponing. Rather than hunt for a coupon code when you’re buying something online, the extension will hunt and apply the coupon for you with a single click. And now, they’ve added cash back deals.
The Coupon Rules You Can Bend or Break, and the Stores
When it comes to coupons, the rules of the game are pretty clear. But with just a little gumption, rules like expiration dates, exclusions, and quantity limits can be stretched, or flat out busted, to maximize your savings. Here’s what you need to know.
The Retailers That Send a Coupon Immediately After You
Williams-Sonoma: As James points out, Williams-Sonoma rarely hands out coupons. When you sign up for their email list, though, you can get a 15% off coupon for any order of $49. Of course, you want to be careful with spending thresholds like this, but chances are, if you’re shopping at Williams-Sonoma, your order is over $50 anyway.
How Couponing and Deal Hunting Actually Make You Spend
Coupons, deals, and discounts have that power. They encourage you to consume by making you think you’re actually being frugal. It doesn’t mean they’re bad and you should never use them, but for the sake of your finances, it helps to know the difference between deal hunting and true frugality.