Want to be in charge of your own financial destiny? Couponing can be a vital part of achieving your monetary goals!

While the economy may be in a slump, you can still save big on your grocery bill every month. Stick to the KCL basics of stacking store and manufacturer coupons, looking for double coupon stores or promotions, checking online for high-value coupons, swapping coupons with others to get what you need, shopping clearance and markdowns, and stockpiling. With these proven methods, couponing will lead you to independence, no longer paying the grocery bill with credit cards or borrowed money. When you work hard to achieve your savings on your own, you’ll value your efforts and the payoff.

Once you’re cutting your purchasing bills in half, put your savings to good use. Use your funds to pay off credit cards, student loans, a mortgage, or a down payment on a car or home. As you approach a debt-free lifestyle, save for emergencies, future education, retirement, and help others in need. You’ll be proud of your accomplishments and make a big difference in your fiscal future!