Coupon Dictionary (Part 2)

Insert Coupons ~ Insert coupons are manufacturer coupons found in the Sunday paper. They are usually one of the three main booklets of coupons, Smart Source, Valassis and Proctor & Gamble.

Internet Printed Coupon (IP) ~ A manufacturer coupon in which you can print from your computer.

Newbie ~ Someone who is new to the world of coupons and trying to learn the ropes.

Non Insert Coupons ~ Non Insert Coupons are any coupon not found in the Sunday paper. Example: Peelies, Blinkies and Tearpads.

Peelies ~ Peelies are coupons which are attached to a specific product. You can peel these off and redeem them now or for future purchases.

Potluck ~ A potluck is an assortment of various coupons which a person mails out to another person.

Price Book ~ A Price Book is a notebook or a list created for the purpose of tracking prices. This allows you to determine that when a product goes on sale, if it is a good price. You can also record prices you have previously paid for items, so you know if you have gotten a better deal in the past. See this Frugal Living Blog on Price Books: The Price Book by Marily Smith

Price Matching (PM) ~ Price Matching is when a store will allow you to purchase a product at their competitors prices.

Printable Coupon ~ A manufacturer coupon in which you can print on your computer.

Proctor & Gamble (P & G) ~ Once a month Proctor & Gamble distributes a manufacturer coupon booklet. These can be found in the Sunday paper.

Rain Checks (RC) ~ A certificate issued by the store, if a sale item runs out. It guarantees that same sale price to you when you come back to the store, even after the sale.

Random Act of Kindness (RAOK) ~ When someone sends you coupons with no strings attached.

Smart Source (SS) ~ Smart Source is a company that distributes a booklet of manufacturer coupons. These can be found in the Sunday papers.

Stockpile (SP) ~ A stockpile is a collection of all your extra food and household items that you got at a really good deal. See the Preparedness Blog for many Blogs on Food Storage here.

Super Double Coupons (SD) ~ Stores who choose to double $1+ the value of the coupon. Example: $1 coupon is redeemed for $2.00.

Tear Pads ~ Tear Pads is a pad of coupons or rebate forms. These can usually be found hanging on the store shelf or an in-store display.

Triple Coupons ~ Stores who choose to triple the face value of the coupon. Example: .35 coupon would be redeemed for $1.05. Each store is different in the value of coupon they wish to triple.

Valassis (V) ~ Valassis is a company that distributes a booklet of manufacturer coupons. These can be found in the Sunday papers.

Winetags
(WT’s) ~ These are very special coupons, usually found around the neck of wine bottles. A lot of times they are very non-specific, and for any product. Examples: $ off any cheese, $ off any seafood and $ off any beef.

Wishlist (W/L) ~ A wishlist is a list of coupons, created by a coupon trader, which tells what coupons they are looking for. This allows other traders to see if they have what another is looking for. See the Families.com Wish List Directory here.

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About Jody Connolly (Benjaminna)

I am a married SAHM of five (and one cat)! My oldest daughter is 12, a diva ready to take over the world. My 10-year-old son, my informer, loves to make sure everyone is doing what he or she is supposed to (although he is no angel). I have an 8 year old daughter, who is just one of a kind. My 2 1/2 year old daughter, her own little personality is shinning through, and so are her terrible twos. And last but not least, my 1-year-old son, who is just the happiest and most content baby in the world. Things I love to do: coupons, rebates, read, color with sidewalk chalk, blow bubbles