Presentation on theme: "Shopping Strategies Can we create our Prepared Pantry within our existing budget?"— Presentation transcript:
Can we create our Prepared Pantry within our existing budget?
A bsolutely! We are going to show you how spending a little time preparing can save you a lot of money At the Store
Clients wonder how coupons can save them money when most coupons are usually only 25 or 50 cents off An Item
W e love to see those clients after they’ve learned to saved 60 percent or more each time they use our Shopping Strategies
We’ve tried to use coupons before and it never seemed worth the effort!
L et us show you how to make it Worth the Effort!
Y our Number One tool will be the Sunday Paper
C ontact your local newspaper’s circulation department to see if they offer the Sunday paper only as a Multiple Subscription
T he Sunday paper contains, on average, over $60 worth of manufacturer’s coupons Each Week
T hese coupons, when used in conjunction with weekly sales, will help build your prepared pantry Quickly & Economically
C ontact your neighbors, friends or nearby family to get additional sets of Coupons and Ads
Y ou can still build your Prepared Pantry quickly & economically with only one set of Coupons and Ads
O nce you acquire your coupons & ads, it’s time to Get to Work
Step 1: Sorting
Step 2: Ripping, Stacking & Clipping
Ripping & Stacking Makes “Clipping” Coupons Fast: 1. Start with one set of matching coupons Tip: Make sure there are no coupons in the “spine” 2. Rip each set of coupons down the spine 3. Make piles of each page of coupons 4. Clip each pile of matching coupons Tip: You are clipping multiple coupons at a time! Use your space bar To navigate this slide
Step 3: Organizing Your Coupons
N o more envelopes, baggies or boxes! Welcome to the Binder Method!
Benefits of the Binder Method: 1. You can actually see all of your coupons 2. You can quickly see the expiration date & remove expired coupons 3. You can easily pull coupons for items you are going to purchase prior to shopping & place them in that store’s section 4. You can easily take the binder with you for unadvertised specials and sales Use your space bar To navigate this slide
Tips For Greater Success: Be patient the first few weeks Eventually, you will find your ‘groove’ which turns it into a quick, painless and even fun process Use your kids! This is a great way for them to learn real-life math skills Let them clip and organize your coupons for you You can even pay them 10% of the value of the coupons they clip, which is always a great motivator (i.e. $4.70 for clipping $47 worth of coupons – you’ll easily make that up when you shop!) Use your space bar To navigate this slide
F ind the recipe in this chapter to put together your own Coupon Binder
Tips For Putting your Binder Together: Adapt the sections to your style We realize that categories that work for us, may not work for you Another idea is to sort your coupons by aisle Keep your Master Shopping List as well as your Price Points Worksheets in your binder Keep a small calculator in your binder so that you can quickly calculate the price point of items Use your space bar To navigate this slide