‘Walgreens’ Articles

Walgreens Deals ~ 6/28/15 – 7/4/15

Final price is after you calculate future savings with Register Rewards (RR) — read rules!

**Walgreens is now offering Everyday Points: earn 10 points for every $1 spent on almost the entire store until 12/31/17. Read more about it here and to add the perk to your Balance Rewards card.

Click the green plus signs to generate personalized shopping lists.

Deals that also make good filler items if you have too many RR since no manufacturer’s coupon needed:

Patriotic Accessories or Apparel 59¢ to $7.99

Big Roll Bath Tissue or Smile & Save Paper Towels (single rolls) 10 / $5.00 (limit 10 w/ ad coupon on p. 16 or digital)

Nice! Mac & Cheese or Nissin Big Cup Noodles (singles) 2 / $1.00 or 79¢ each

Nestle, Skittles or Starburst Candy 2 / $1.00 or 99¢ each (limit 6)

King or Share Size Candy 3 / $3.33 or $1.49 each

Bush’s Best Baked Beans or Van Camp’s Pork & Beans (8.3 oz / 15 oz) 5 / $4.00 (limit 5 w/ ad coupon on p. 5 or digital)

Chicken of the Sea Tuna, or Bumble Bee Tuna or Salad with Crackers (5 oz / 5 oz / 3.5 oz) 99¢ (limit 3 w/ ad coupon on p. 3 or digital)

Nice! Olives (5 or 6 oz) 99¢ (limit 3 w/ ad coupon on p. 5 or digital)

Gatorade (20 oz) 6 / $6.00 or $1.49 each (1,000 points when you spend $6.00 )

Pepsi Products (2 L) 4 / $5.00 or $1.59 each (limit 4)

Nice! Grade A Large Eggs (1 dozen) $1.29

Doritos or Lay’s Chips $1.99

7UP, A&W, Sunkist or Canada Dry (12 pk cans) 4 / $11.00 or $4.99 each (limit 4)

Pepsi Products (12 pk cans) 3 / $9.00 or $4.99 each (limit 3)

 

Scope Classic or Outlast Rinse (16.9 oz)   $2.99
$2.00 RR when you buy 1 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$0.75/1 Coupons.com (Classic, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$0.75/1 Coupons.com (Outlast, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1.50/2 Coupons.com (Classic or Sparkle, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1/1 Scope 05/31/2015 P&G Insert (exp 6/30/15)
Final price:  As low as FREE (after RR factored in)

Oral-B Floss Picks or select Toothbrushes, or Crest Complete or Whitening Toothpaste (75 pk / singles / 5.8 or 6.2 oz)   3 / $9.00 or $3.59 each
$4.00 RR when you buy 3 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Oral-B Floss Picks, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$0.50/1 Oral-B Glide Floss or Glide Floss Picks 05/31/2015 P&G Insert (exp 6/30/15)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Oral-B Pro-Health Toothbrush, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Oral-B 3D White Toothbrush, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Oral-B Deep Clean Toothbrush, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1 off (1) Oral-B Pulsar, 3D White, Pro-Health, Complete or Sensi-Soft or (2) Indicator or Cavity Defense Toothbrushes 05/31/2015 P&G Insert (exp 6/30/15)
Final price:  67¢ each when you buy 3 (after RR factored in)

Butterball Turkey Bacon (6 oz)   $1.29
$0.75 Coupons.com (use zip 85225 if not in yours)
$0.75/1 printable
$0.75/1 printable
$0.75/1 printable
Final price:  54¢

Colgate select Toothpaste, or Max Fresh, Max White or Slim Soft Toothbrush (4.2 – 6 oz / singles)   $3.49
$2.00 RR when you buy 1 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Total, Optic White, Enamel Health or Sensitive Toothpaste, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link, if included)
$0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste 06/28/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/11/15)
$0.50/1 Colgate 360 or Slim Soft Manual Toothbrush 06/28/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/18/15)
Final price:  As low as 99¢ (less depending on toothpastes included) (after RR factored in)

L’Oreal Advanced Shampoo or Conditioner, or select Stylers (12.6 oz)   $3.99
$1/1 Walgreens monthly store digital (quick find = “Monthly Saving Book” or in booklet at front of store, use w/ coupon below)
$2/1 L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Shampoo or Conditioner 06/14/2015 RP Insert (exp 7/11/15)
$2/1 L’Oreal Advanced Hairstyle Product 06/14/2015 RP Insert (exp 7/11/15)
Final price:  99¢

Jelly Belly, Life Savers, Starburst, Ferrara Pan, Sour Patch, or Swedish Fish (select packs)   2 / $3.00 or $1.99 each
$1/2 Sour Patch/Swedish Fish 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/25/15)
$0.50/2 Skittles, Starburst, Life Savers, Juicy Fruit Gummies or Juicy Fruit Packs 06/07/2015 RP Insert (exp 9/5/15)
Final price:  As low as $1.00 each when you buy 2

Pringles   3 / $4.00 or $1.89 each
$1/3 Pringles Full Size Cans 06/28/2015 RP Insert (exp 8/9/15)
Final price:  $1.00 each when you buy 3

Simply Lemonade (59 oz)   $1.99
$0.75/1 Coupons.com (gone, use if printed) (An ad prints after the coupon, so either print more than one or be quick with the cancel button.)
Final price:  $1.24

Ziploc Containers, Freezer or Storage Bags, or Sandwich Bags (2 or 3 pk / 14-24 pk / 90 pk)   2 / $5.50 or $3.49 each
$1.50 RR when you buy 2 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1.50/2 Coupons.com (use zip 85225 if not in yours)
$1/2 Coupons.com (use zip 85225 if not in yours)
Final price:  As low as $1.25 each when you buy 2 (after RR factored in)

Vlasic Sweet Relish or Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce (9 oz / 18 oz)   $1.99 (limit 3 w/ ad coupon on p. 5 or digital)
$1/2 Vlasic Pickles, Peppers or Relish 05/10/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/31/15)
$1/4 Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce 05/10/2015 SS Insert (exp 6/30/15)
Final price:  As low as $1.29 each when you buy 2

Shout, Windex Spray, or Scrubbing Bubbles Shower or Bath, Toilet Drop-ins or Gels (22 oz / 13.8 or 26 oz / 20 or 22 oz / 3 pk or 6 pk)   2 / $7.00 or $3.99 each
$2.00 RR when you buy 2 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Shout, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$0.75/2 Coupons.com (Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Pledge, or Shout, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$2/3 Coupons.com (Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Pledge, or Shout, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link, will only get 1 RR)
Final price:  As low as $1.50 each when you buy 2 Shout (after RR factored in)

Glade Spray, Candle, Sense & Spray Refill, Scented Oil Refill, Wax Melts   2 / $6.00 or $3.59 each
$2.00 RR when you buy 2 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1/2 Coupons.com (Wax Melts, gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link)
$1/1 Glade Product 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/26/15)
$1/2 Glade Wax Melts Refills 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/26/15)
$0.75 off (2) singles or (1) double Glade Plugins Scented Oil Refills 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/26/15)
$1/2 Glade Jar Candles 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/26/15)
$5/$30 SavingStar eCoupon (future savings)
Final price:  As low as $1.50 each when you buy 2 (or possible future savings) (after RR factored in)

Tide Simply Clean & Fresh or Era Laundry Detergent (25 loads / 32 loads)   Buy One / Get One Free
$0.50/1 Tide Simply Clean & Fresh, Tide Simply Clean & Sensitive, Era or Cheer Detergent, Bounce Sheets or Downy 05/10/2015 RP Insert (exp 6/30/15)
$1/2 Tide Simply Clean & Fresh, Tide Simply Clean & Sensitive, Era or Cheer Detergent, Bounce Sheets or Downy 05/10/2015 RP Insert (exp 6/30/15) (cannot use on free item, will need to get 4)
Final price:  Unsure

All Laundry Detergent (26 or 32 loads / 20 or 24 pk)   Buy One / Get One Free
$1.50/1 Coupons.com (gone if not first coupon shown after clicking link, cannot use 2nd coupon on free item)
$1/1 Redplum (cannot use 2nd coupon on free item)
$1/1 All Product 06/07/2015 RP Insert (exp 7/19/15)
Final price:  Unsure

Coca-Cola Product Bottles, or Mini Cans (6 pk / 8 pk)   2 / $5.00 or $2.99 each (limit 4)
3,000 points when you spend $10.00 (What are Pts?)
Final price:  $2.50 each when you buy 2 plus 3,000 points (like paying 29¢ per bottle after points!)

Scott Naturals Paper Towels or Cottonelle Bath Tissue (6 rolls / 12 rolls)   $4.99
$1/1 Walgreens monthly store digital (quick find = “Monthly Saving Book” or in booklet at front of store, use w/ coupon below)
$0.75/6 Scott Towels Rolls 06/14/2015 SS Insert (exp 7/11/15)
$0.55/6 printable (Scott Towels)
$0.35/1 printable (Cottonelle)
$0.75/1 Ibotta (Scott Paper Towels, phone app, future cash back)
$0.75/1 Ibotta (Cottonelle, phone app, future cash back)
Final price:  As low as $3.24 + possible Ibotta cash back

Miller Lite (18 pk, 12 oz cans)   $12.99
Leinenkugels (12 pk, 12 oz bottles) $13.99
$10 Mail-In Rebate form printed at register
Final price:  $8.49 each when you buy 2 after MIR

Coors Light (18 pk, 12 oz cans or bottles)   $12.99
Blue Moon (12 pk, 12 oz bottles) $14.99
$10 Mail-In Rebate form printed at register
Final price:  $8.99 each when you buy 2 after MIR

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+ Remember, final price is after you calculate future savings with Register Rewards (RR).
+ Learn more about “points” and Walgreens Balance Rewards.

+ View your local Walgreen’s ad I don’t highlight all deals,  just what I think are the best.
+ You can use a Walgreens coupon with a manufacturer’s coupon for the same item.
+ Most locations give military 15% off regular items and 20% off Walgreens brands every Tuesday, some restrictions.
+ Multiple manufacturers’ coupons are listed, but you can only use one for each product purchased

+ Coupon policy here.
+ If you want to know what abbreviations mean, go HERE.
+ Coupons listed without a link are from previous coupon inserts in the AZ Republic.
+ Get coupons in the Arizona Republic for $1 per week (3 months, then cancel or pay full) HERE!  (Wed. & Sun. delivery)
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Is Couponing Worth It?

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I was asked (after hearing Safeway will probably be accepting coupons at face value in AZ soon, more here) …

Is couponing worth it?

If you want the short answer … yes, for me.

If you want the long answer, grab your coffee (maybe it’s a smoothie this time of year?) and snuggle up to your computer or mobile, as I share my thoughts.

When, I say “couponing,” I mean using paper coupons (printable, from Sunday paper, & misc. coupons that may show up) or digital coupons you can load directly to your shopping cards.

I only use coupons for products I will use or have a specific purpose for (donating, giving to friends, etc).  I’m not a true “extreme couponer.”  I’ve only seen a couple of the TLC shows, but I’m nothing like what I’ve seen.  I like to call myself an “intentional couponer.”  I use them wisely and save a bunch of money!  I don’t need a trailer to get my groceries home and one bottle of mustard will usually last us until it expires, around my house.

For me, couponing will still be worth it, even if coupons are taken at face value.  (Keep in mind that most of the country can only redeem coupons at face value and many do it.)  There is still money to be saved.

I’m a firm believer that pennies add up to quarters, add up to dollars, add up to $20, etc.  I’ll even still bend down to pick up a penny.  The bonus is a little bit of exercise, if nothing else.  :)

On the other hand, I also value my time.  If I’m finding that saving $3 is taking me an hour, I won’t do it.  My time is worth more than $3/hour.  On the other hand, if it takes me an hour to get ready to go to the grocery store (or an extra hour to run somewhere else & look at ads, etc.) and I end up saving $30 (random number for example) … totally worth my time.  I should say … usually!  There are weeks when I don’t have an hour to spare to save $30, as much as I want to.  I value my sanity more than thirty bucks.

As much as I love the savings and the financial freedom it helps bring to my family, it’s not for everyone.  I have different time, priorities, and needs than you do.  Don’t blindly use coupons, without counting the cost.  There are costs.  I would never deny that!

  • Time — What “wages” are acceptable to you?  Remember, it’s tax-free “income.”
  • Space — How will you store surplus?  Do you have room or need to stick with basics?
  • Sanity — Does the extra clutter (coupons or treasures you get) drive you nuts?
  • Need — Do you need to do it to make ends meet?
  • Want — Do you enjoy using the savings for something else that makes the effort worthwhile?
  • Respect — Does your spouse value the fact that you do it or does it drive him/her nuts?
  • Cost — How much are you spending on newspapers, ink, paper, buying coupons, gas, whatever?

Take a serious inventory of the above list.  Ponder it and calculate it.  If you feel it’s more of a burden, stop — unless you feel it’s a necessity!  (Well, I don’t see how you can resist clicking and loading a few digital coupons.)  :)  Yes, I know I run a coupon website.  Well, I don’t fully see it that way.  I run a money saving website, that often involves coupons, but there’s much more!

Whatever you end up doing with your coupon usage, I hope you stick around Bargain Believer.  We’ll always share deals that have coupons, but we go beyond that.  We want you to have fun with your family, without spending a bunch.  We’ll point you to those deals and other bargains we just can’t seem to keep to ourselves.  As long as there are businesses competing, there will always be bargains out there and we’ll help you find them!  We may even tempt the non-coupon users out there to click and load a digital coupon or even print a coupon every once in awhile.  The coupon/non-coupon line can be crossed at any time.  :)

I was going to share some other ways to save, but I’m afraid you’re falling asleep now.  And, I’m out of time.  Stay tuned … more on saving (beyond coupons) soon!

What do you think?

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Verify Email Subscriptions! ~ Great Way to Follow (Also Facebook, Twitter, or RSS Feed)

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If you don’t get the Bargain Believer emails, you may want them.  You will receive one email between 3pm & 5pm, usually around 3pm.  (No, I’m not sitting at my computer at that exact time every single day.  They’re automatic and I never know the precise time they’ll go out.) :)

They will show you everything that was listed since the previous email went out.  It’s an easy way to glance over what was posted that day and make sure you didn’t miss anything.   Fair warning:  You’ll be bugged everyday around 3pm, but you can unsubscribe at anytime.   :)

If you’ve ever signed up to get the daily emails and you’re not getting them, you probably didn’t verify your email.  There is a significant number of people on the email list that haven’t.  Sign up again at this link and make sure to go to your email and click on the link.  It should come right away.

Of course, you can also follow other ways . . . Facebook gets a little extra love sometimes, with quickly disappearing deals, reminders, and just more interaction.  If you use Facebook, it’s another great way to follow.

Make sure “follow” is checked after you have “liked” Bargain Believer (beside the “liked” button).  Even better, hover over the “liked” button and check “get notifications.”  When you’re on Facebook, a little box will pop up when we post something and it will also be listed under your “notifications” tab on top.  As always, the best way to not miss anything is to comment or “like” posts on the Bargain Believer Facebook page …. often!

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Stay Active on Facebook or You’re Missing Out!

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Are a Facebook user, who likes to see all the updates from pages you have “liked,” like the Bargain Believer page?  (I think that sentence had too may “likes” in it!)

Ughhh . . . it’s so frustrating when I don’t see things I want to.  I feel like when I “like” a page, I’m telling Facebook I want to see their updates.  If I don’t want to see them, I’ll “unlike” them.  Facebook sees it differently.  :(

You need to get/stay active to see what you want on the Bargain Believer Facebook page!  We posts extra deals on Facebook from time to time.  You’ll want to see them, even if you get the email or stalk the website.

When you “like,” share, or comment … you are telling Facebook that you value the page and want to see posts.  You are also making it a more popular post, which will increase the likelihood that those who aren’t as active, will see the post.  Pretty please … like or comment on posts when you think they’re beneficial!

If you are active for awhile and you’re still not seeing everything, don’t forget … you can get daily emails.  Note:  You will not get them until you click on the confirmation email that you receive.  You will get an email almost every single day.  I realize that’s not for everyone.  If it annoys you enough, you can unsubscribe at any time.  We promise not to spam you, once you unsubscribe.  Well, we’ll never “spam” you, but you’ll get that one email each day.  :)

If all else fails … we have a website!  Check it often.  :)

Thanks for being here and giving us an outlet to share the deals we find.  We like finding bargains and it’s much more fun to share them!

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How Does Saving Star Work? ~ Changes Coming October

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I just wanted to remind everyone that changes are coming to Saving Star, starting October 1st, 2014.  There are two major parts to their change.

  1.   The savings at Fry’s will no longer be automatic.  You will need to scan your receipt to get the credit into your account, starting 10/1/14.
    Register and then you can submit receipts/UPC images online or through their app.  You will also need the product’s barcode.

And, there are a bunch of retailers added, that will take scanned receipts.

  1.   The Arizona stores that participate are Fry’s, Safeway, Bashas, Food City, Albertsons, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, WinCo, Costco, & Sam’s Club.  There’s a complete list here.

Here’s the general information, if you haven’t used Saving Star before.

With SavingStar, you can save eCoupons to your grocery store loyalty cards or to your Saving Star account and get credited when you swipe your card at checkout or when you submit your receipt online or through their app.  The savings doesn’t come off at the register, it gets credited to your SavingStar account, within a week or two.  (Their official time is 2 – 22 days. )  If you scan your receipt, you have until three days after the offer expires.  You can request your payment via Paypal, bank deposit, or gift card when you reach $5.

The only “automatic” stores in Arizona are CVS and Bashas’.  You will enter the store’s loyalty card number once and savings will trigger whenever you use your card and buy the specified products.

There is a “Healthy Offer of the Week.”  Every Tuesday a new coupon is available to load for fresh produce.

They also have one item each Friday that you’ll get 100% cash back!  You have through Sunday to make your purchase.

The Arizona stores that participate are Fry’s, Safeway, Bashas, Albertsons, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, WinCo, Costco, & Sam’s Club.

Before the receipt scanning was needed, I just loaded everything and considered anything I received a bonus.  Now, it will take more effort and planning.  It will be easiest to head to CVS or Bashas’ for the Friday freebie, if that’s convenient and you need other items there.

Saving Star savings is not meant to be combined with paper coupons.  Here’s their official statement on that:

SavingStar eCoupons will work whether or not you combine them with other services’ coupons, but they are not intended to be used this way.  Generally, manufacturers state that it is against their policies for shoppers to redeem more than one manufacturer’s coupon for the same purchase.  Using in-store coupons in combination with SavingStar eCoupons is not a problem.  In the future, we may implement mechanisms to limit the combination of SavingStar eCoupons with other manufacturer coupons.

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Homeschool Convention Handout ~ Helpful Notes for Everyone!

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Super Simple & Beyond . . .

This is the outline I used when I spoke at the homeschohol convention on Saturday, July 12th.  I’ve added links for things I can take you right to, for full information.  It should be helpful for everyone, not just people who attended the convention … hopefully!

You will be amazed how much you can save on everyday essentials and family fun!

I’ve received emails saying people have been able to quit part-time jobs, can donate extra money & other resources, have money for vacations or other fun, etc.  The savings can be BIG!!

Show up

  • Museums (many free days)
  • National Parks (free weekends)
  • Special days (National “whatever” days, store anniversaries, etc.)
  • Ask! (teacher discount?, coupons?, lowest price?)

Minimal planning

Spend $$ Up Front

  • Memberships
  • Pogo Pass ($39.98, code BARGAIN)
  • Gift card perks (gas, extra value)
  • Bulk foods (Zaycon Foods)

Change

  • Call about monthly bills (cell phone, cable, home phone, insurance, etc)
    Republic Wireless – cell phone option
  • Buy & sell used (Craigslist, garage sales, etc.)
  • Meal plan around sales (especially meat!)

Click (Online, Apps, Mobile)

Shop

Use Sunday Inserts & Printable Coupons

Drugstores

Possibly the most difficult

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NEW! Walgreens Online Coupons on Balance Rewards Card

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When I was looking through the 6/29 – 7/5 ad, I saw something about a “less coupon online or in store.”  The online of it caught my eye, so I moseyed on over to the Paperless Coupon section of my Balance Rewards account and noticed how they updated it.

If you forget to grab an extra monthly savings book for another coupon you would like to use or if they run out, you can now load them onto your card. They also offer the in-ad coupons to be loaded onto your card as well. In the bottom left corner of the coupon, it will tell you if it’s a manufacturer, monthly savings, or weekly in-ad coupon along with the limits and restrictions.  If it’s not a manf. coupon, you can use another coupon with it.

When you get to the Paperless Coupon section, look for a drop-down menu on the top menu bar that says “all types.”  If you want to find them more quickly, choose which coupons you want to view.  If you’re looking for an in-ad coupon, choose “weekly ad coupon.”

There’s no way to be sure the coupons will come off automatically, so it might be best to actually grab the paper coupons to make sure you hand the cashier your savings. If you feel daring (like me!), try it out and see if it works. I haven’t had any disputes so far with the paperless coupons, but you never know what can happen! I personally wouldn’t use too many paperless coupons at one time – just to make sure I can see the coupon come off on the screen. (At the bottom of your receipt where the coupon deductions are, the digitals are called “ECPN”.)

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Make Shopping List from Mobile Device ~ You Can! (Hopefully!)

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My husband recently informed me that you can make a personalized shopping list from most mobile devices, using the handy dandy green plus signs on Bargain Believer shopping lists.  (I know that some newer devices don’t have problems.)  I told him, “Nope, tried it.”  I discovered there is a slight glitch on my phone, so that’s why I didn’t know.  (I’ll explain below.)  Did you know this!?!  I’m so excited and can’t believe I didn’t know about it.

First of all, if you don’t use the green plus signs, you’re missing out.  The items are listed by price on the sale lists, but when you click on what you want, it will categorize for you — and a whole lot more than that!  You can watch this video for more details or just click around and figure it all out.

You will need to turn off the mobile view.   The green plus signs will appear and you can click away!  A new window will pop up and you’ll have to go back and forth between them.  For Gina (iphone) and my husband (Android) that’s all they had to do.

For me (iphone), nothing appears on the list after clicking the first green plus sign.  It pulls up an empty list.  I have to click back on the store’s deal list and then back to the shopping list that opened.  It magically appears and kicks it in gear for the future green plus signs I click.

This is still not ideal.  We have bigger and better plans and my husband is working on it, but this is better than nothing.  I will be using my mobile sometimes, but will still prefer using my laptop to make lists.  Using a mobile is a slower process since you have to go back and forth between windows.

All mobiles seem to have their own issues and the plus signs weren’t really designed for mobile devices.  So, this may not work for everyone.  But, give it a shot!

Some of you have probably been doing this “forever.”  But, I’m hoping it will be news for some of you — like it was for me!!  :)

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Walgreens ~ Updated Coupon Policy

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Walgreens has updated their coupon policy.  You can read the entire official policy here.  I’m going to highlight the ones that mean something to us and do my best to explain what they mean.  It’s not good news for us couponers.

  • Walgreens will not accept coupons that exceed the selling price of an item and no cash back is ever provided in exchange for any coupons.
    If your coupon exceeds the value of the item, they will no longer adjust it down.  Coupons for over the amount of the item purchased will not be accepted.  When this happened in the past for a 99¢ item w/ a $1 coupon, Juli has asked the cashier just to raise the price of the item up to $1 since they didn’t know how to adjust the coupon down.  It would be worth asking in that situation.
  • For offers when multiple items are purchased and additional items are free (buy 1 get 1 free; buy 2 get 1 free, etc.), the number of coupons applied to that offer cannot exceed the number of items required in the “buy” portion of the offer.
    You can no longer use a coupon on a free item in a buy one, get one free sale.  If you have a $1/2 coupon, you will need to buy 4 items total (2 buy, 2 free) to use the coupon.  Just like the grocery stores.
  •  When items are featured in a Buy 1 Get 1 Free promotion, at least one product needs to be purchased. A maximum of one BOGO coupon is permitted per two qualifying items in a BOGO offer.
    If you have a BOGO coupon and there is a BOGO sale, you will no longer get both items for free.   You will need to buy four items total.  You’d pay for one, and get 3 free (2 from the sale and one with your coupon.)

Again, here is the full coupon policy.

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Are We Going to Charge for Bargain Believer? No! ~ How Can You Support Us?

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I’ve been asked if I will charge a fee for the upgrades/app my husband is working on.  No!  Unless there is a reason our income drops, we can afford to keep going the way we are.  Thankfully, my husband works for dinner (when I make it!) and doesn’t expect more.  :)

I pay four people to help with this site:  Gina, Susan, Cherie, Karen.   Let me assure you that none of them are getting rich and they all deserve more for what they do!  When there’s “extra,” I make money.  When there’s not, I don’t.  Thankfully, overall I do.  I have additional ideas for improvements, but they all take time.  Since I don’t have more of that precious commodity, it would mean hiring additional people to help.  I’m always afraid to take that leap since my income goes up and down and I’m not willing to lose money by running this website.  But, up to this point, it’s always worked out.

I’ve also been asked what you can do to thank us or help support the site.  First of all, by asking that or telling us how the site has helped you . . . you’ve brought a smile to my face and probably the other gals.  Thank you!  Beyond that, my basic answer is . . . . use this site and tell others about it, if you find value in it!

Something even more tangible that you can do is bookmark the Coupons.com page on the site:
http://www.bargainbeliever.com/blog/coupons-com-printables/

Whenever you print coupons from there (or any direct link we give), I get paid.  When you type in Coupons.com and go to their site, I don’t.  From time to time, I get paid for other links I give you, but that is one of the main ways I make money and we can continue to make the site free.

Another consistent source of income is from Google ads, as you probably know.  When you see something of interest and click on it (or just come to the site), they pay me a small amount.  It adds up!

So, please use the links we provide!  Many won’t bring me any revenue, but some do.  I try very hard not to post things just because I’ll get paid for them.  In fact, I just had a IM conversation with Susan a couple days ago, hesitating to post something because it made me money.  When I make money, I often give it extra thought — just to make sure that’s not what is motivating me to publish it.  I don’t want this site to become like so many out there . . . selling you one “bargain” after another just to make a buck or two.   I’m very firm on this.

Again, this link is a great one to bookmark and use . . . it has a value to you and to all of us who work behind the scenes.  Thank you!
http://www.bargainbeliever.com/blog/coupons-com-printables/   It’s also on the top menu bar, if that’s easier.

Thank for being here and trusting us to bring you deals we find value in!

~ Juli

P.S.  My husband is slowly working on the upgrades, but there is not a target date.  It just gets a couple hours here and there, as he can find time.  The biggest change (that will probably roll out first) will be for you to be able to move from device to device, being able to work on or pull up your completed lists.  I’m very excited and can’t wait to use it myself!

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