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For a long time coupons have had a very poor reputation and people have even been embarrassed to use them over the years because of that, but thankfully all of that has changed over the last few years. More and more people realize that they are a great way for them to save money, and luckily the brands have also taken notice to the fact that people love to use coupons. Because there are so many people shopping online, brand have also started giving out online coupons and they are pretty easy to find since they are all over the internet. However, couponing can be a little overwhelming when you don’t know what you are doing so to help make things a bit easier we are going to give you three great tips that you should keep in mind before going online shopping with coupons.

Timing is key

When looking for the best coupons on the internet, the one thing that you need to do is set some kind of timer on your smartphone or mark your calendar because there are three times a month when you can get the best deals and if you miss them, you’ll be in trouble. The first time is the very beginning of the month, between the first and the third of each month, the second time is in the middle of the month, or somewhere between the fourteenth and the sixteenth of the month and the third time is at the end of the month, or more specifically from the 28th through to the end. Make sure to catch these times because they will give you the best deals possible.

See if you can stack codes

Another thing that you need to try to do is to see whether the retailers will let you stack coupons, or use more than one coupon at a time on the same offer. For example, if you found online coupons that will give you 25% off on that brand and you also found a coupon or code that will provide you with free shipping and the brand allows stacking that means that you will be able to, both, save money and get free shipping. You can also do this with promotional codes and use them on items that are on sale or clearance and by doing that you will also be able to maximize your savings.

Stock up on certain products in order to increase savings

Something that a lot of people don’t know about couponing is the fact that, sometimes, the more you buy the bigger your savings will be. For example, this can be a coupon that will give you $30 off if you make a $100 purchase. In case like these, you should check out everything that the brand has to offer you and buy multiple items in order to benefit from the discount. If you cannot afford to pay the $100 or you simply don’t think you’ll get any use out of the other products that the brand is offering then another great idea is to ask a friend or family member if they want to jump in on the purchase. This way you will both get what you need and you will still benefit from the savings. Most of the time these coupons are available for items like canned food, which is great to have around the house and the best part is that you know you will be able to keep it for a longer period of time.

Making sure you use online coupons the right way is the only way for you to actually save money, which is the whole point of couponing. We hope that you found this article interesting and helpful and that you are going to utilize these tips on your next online shopping spree.