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Extreme Couponing Why And How You Should Prefer Balance

It’s not rare for humans to have those guilty moments when they lose track of their motives and it becomes an obsession. Believe me, when it comes to fashion couponing for whole family, we all happen to forgive ourselves so easily and put our guilt behind the blinds of saving. But then comes a time when you see a better deal and you really can’t go off the track, feeling regretful about your hastiness. 


That is alright! It happens to all extreme couponers but that’s not it. After one experience, this really should stop for you to become flawless extreme couponer. And if you are just entering the vogue of couponing, these tips will help you begin your guilt-free life of couponer.

Limit your Stores as per Need

What usually happen is, often we are in race of save more, have more, and shop more, then we literally hit every single store that we know. And this is something which makes you go in crisis, in the end every person can’t sanely take on. Its priority or you can say an essential part, to stick with the stores that are in your list or having products of your need. Such as, if you are in search of some eye-wear or contact lenses but while searching for the required product you get into your favorite apparel store. The chances are you will end up buying some discounted clothing or accessories rather than eye-glasses. So be intelligent and smart enough to select and get gem with the desired product’s store.


Target, Budgets & Priority List:

When you will be in to the game of couponing, everything with discount will appear brighter than most of things. At this step, you need to balance your emotions and put your money to rest until you have a shopping list for the entire month and have a budget too. Mark the priority items and then start looking for coupons. Online and Offline coupons may be stockpiled for using later.


In your smart phones or gadgets, you can have online coupons stacked and your folder should be regularly organized in categories of date and items so that you never spend extra on anything that is essential for your home.

Anytime isn’t Couponing time-Fix It:


Couponing is an essential and a hobby. To couponers, it should be about finding happiness in saving for their family. However, don’t overspend your time on these activities, and spend some time enjoying the greatness that you have earned for your family.
 
As for couponing, you can allocate some free hours of the day when you can make aware decisions. If some sale is off without you targeting it, don’t depress yourself as it might be on their online store and if not, it will be eventually back after a while.

Share Mistakes:

It is unfortunately not rare for couponers to have bad shopping experiences even after taking all precautions. It’s no shame and it must have happened several times to your extreme couponing friend who seems to be pro at getting great stuff for discounts.

Discussing and sharing with friends online or offline will be great in multiple ways. It will keep you connected with couponing community where you can get offer updates and learn from the experience of couponers. Together, you may even be able to stress sellers to offer replacements or provide quality stuff in the first place.

Experience Traits of Minimalism:

No challenges for you. Minimalism or living with less than 100 things might just not be your thing. But minimalism has some values to offer that even shopaholics may follow to control their syndrome. 

Learn to feel fulfilled with small targets that you achieve in your day to day life. How you’ll meet this target?? The answer is, it depends where and how much you are spending. We all get crazy when see trendy yet discounted clothing, accessories, and shoes but the real question is that do we need them?? If answer is yes than go for it, otherwise better to just rush from that tempting place until or unless you need fashionable stuff. 

Always match coupons with items listed in sale


Sometimes, we don’t even bother that what price other stores are offering for the same product that we are going to just buy because we got coupon code for it. This is wrong, before making your purchase with coupon do roll around the internet, may you find the same product on some other stores’ sale section with even lower price. Be a smart thinker, instead of being just a smart coupon user.

Be a brand loyal, but not always

We all have some favorite brands and designers for shoes and apparel, but still we don’t need to rush whatever they offer on discounted rate. Or don’t be too loyal to specific store, brand, or designer that every new season you go crazy for them. Instead, if the prices are high even after you use coupons and that spending is like you splurge, it’s actually time to go hunting some new place of for time being just opt for some other incredibly-fashionable stores and brands. It’s not bad; it’s called shopping by staying savvy.


Coming back to where we started, “it’s all about happiness”. So follow these along with your own instincts to build yourself a life of well balanced and strong extreme couponer.


Published On: October 30, 2016