Being frugal and saving money is a trait not many people possess. If you were to ask most wealthy people how they became wealthy, most will tell you by saving money and being frugal. This is why saving money through any means possible is important whether your goal is to become wealthy or even just to survive. Printable coupons is one method I like to use to help my family save money month in and month out.

Printable Coupons Online

Most retail companies offer some sort of coupons to the public to help save money. Thanks to the Internet most of the large corporations actually have web pages that offer printable coupons directly to the consumer. Some of the coupons that are offered directly from the corporations are printable coupons you can take directly to your local stores while others are offers if you order their products online. Since there are so many different types of promotions, your best bet is to check the web pages of the manufacturers of the products you are looking to purchase frequently. Most of these offers tend to change monthly and many of them expire if you don't use them in the defined month.

Printable Coupons via Mail in Rebates

Some of the printable coupons you will find online work slightly differently than your regular coupon you print out and take to your retailer for an instant savings. In some cases, you need to purchase the product, then mail in the printable coupon along with a copy of your receipt and a proof or purchase. Once the manufacturer receives the information in the mail, they will mail you back a check.

Reducing the Cost of Printing Coupons

It is no secret that using your standard ink jet printer at home can be expensive, so you need to keep this in mind when printing coupons. The following are some tips you can use to save more money when printing coupons:
  • Always try to fit multiple coupons on one page.
  • Lower the print quality to draft to use less ink
  • Use Recycled paper to save money
  • If you have access to a printer at work or school, use their printer to avoid ink and paper costs.