Coupon Lingo

To maximize your coupon usage, you need to know the following terminology...

Catalina- a coupon that prints out from the register at the end of your purchase.  It is usually a $ off coupon that can be used on future purchases

SS- an abbreviation for Smart Source, a circular from the Sunday paper

RP- an abbreviation for Red Plum, a circular from the Sunday paper

P&G- an abbreviation for Proctor & Gable, a circular from the Sunday paper

MFG- means a manufacturers coupon not a store specific coupon

BOGO- Buy 1 Get 1 Free

ECB- Extra Care Bucks from CVS

UpR- Up Rewards from Rite Aid

Coupon Doubling- stores like ShopRite doubles their coupons up to 75 cents.  For example, if you use a 75 cent coupon you will get $1.50 off.

money maker- is when you get Catalinas back that are worth more than what you paid for the item.