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Monday, July 18, 2011

Coupon Lingo

Are you confused by all the lingo long time Couponers are using ?  Well, confuse no more....let's learn the commonly used terms :


RR Register Rewards (a manufacturer coupon that prints for specified products after you have paid for them and are only available from Walgreens.  These can be used at Walgreens and some grocery stores even accepts them - check with the customer service at your grocery store)

CC Catalina Coupons (a coupon that prints out along with your receipt, the small device is located beside your receipt machine)

ECB – Extra Care Bucks (a coupon that prints for specified products after you have paid for them and are only available from CVS and must only be used at CVS)

Up Reward – A coupon that prints for specified products after you have paid for them and are only available from Rite Aid and must only be used at Rite Aid

SCR – Single Check Rebate (a rebate program available only at Rite Aid and must be submitted separately to Rite Aid by end of the month.)

Blinkie – A little device set up in the aisles of some stores that offers coupons

Peelie – A coupon directly on the product to peel off and can be used right away


MIR – Mail in Rebate

MFC – Manufacturer Coupon

B1G1 or b1g1 Buy 1 Get 1 FREE

SC – Store coupon (coupons valid only at specific store like Safeway or Target)

In-Ad Coupon  Coupons that are in the printed ad of a store

Stacking – Using both a manufacturer’s coupon and a store coupon on the same product (at some stores like Rite Aid, you are allowed to stack 3 different coupons on 1 product)

OOP – Out of Pocket

FAR – Free after Rebate

UPC – Universal Product Code (bar code on the product)


Newspaper Inserts :

PG – Proctor and Gamble coupon insert in your local paper (comes out 1st sunday of every month)
RP – Red Plum coupon insert in your local paper
SS – Smart Source coupon insert in your local paper
GM – General Mills coupon insert in your local paper (comes out occasionally)

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