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  1. You should have kept that ugly sweater from grandma

    Elbow deep in ugly, the Christmas sweater connoisseur is immersed in a daily ritual: bows and bears, sequins and shoulder pads, gold glitter thread woven into non-denominational holiday wishes, snowmen of the literal button-nosed variety and . . . …

  2. Think beyond regular coupons to save more money

    Consumer

    Ever hear this piece of investment advice, "You've got to spend money to make money"? It's usually said by someone trying to sell you something. I have, and it goes against my every tight-fisted instinct. How can I be sure that I will make back the initial outlay? …

  3. Five easy steps to start lowering grocery bills through couponing

    Consumer

    Recently I introduced couponing to a friend. She was hesitant to start because she assumed couponing meant time and hassle. Not so! Here are five small steps to get into couponing using just an hour a week: …

  4. Make healthy choices when using coupons at the grocery store

    Health

    With cases of obesity in the United States at record numbers, it's important to look at all the ways that we, not only as individuals, but as a society, can have an impact on helping to correct the problem.  …

  5. Publix restricts coupon use to discourage extreme couponing

    Retail

    Calling all extreme couponers. Publix is on to you. Florida's largest grocery chain tightened its coupon policy Wednesday to discourage shoppers from overusing coupons and buying up everything on a shelf. …

  6. Catalina adds digital coupon business

    Retail

    Catalina, the St. Petersburg-based global retail marketing company, is expanding its digital coupons business. Catalina has bought Cellfire, a top provider of online coupons redeemed through grocery store loyalty cards. …

  7. 'Cops on Doughnut Shops' fundraiser offers Krispy Kreme coupons

    Human Interest

    The sight of law enforcement officers swarming local Krispy Kreme rooftops through Saturday shouldn't be cause for alarm. Police in Tampa and St. Petersburg took over the doughnut chain's local rooftops Thursday in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics charities.  …

  8. Coupon insert RedPlum pulls out of Tampa Bay area newspapers

    Business

    Coupon insert RedPlum will no longer be included in Sunday editions of the Tampa Bay Times and other local newspapers starting Sunday. …

  9. Coupons? Cords? Giving your makeup bag a second life

    Deal Divas

    Recently I was chatting with Times managing editor Jennifer Orsi about the plight of the makeup bag. If you're a makeup-wearing human, you probably also have an abundance of these lying around your house, whether from free Clinique or Estee Lauder gifts with purchase, or from a subscription service like Ipsy. They always seem fun to get when they arrive, but then, it's like, what do you DO with them?  …

  10. Customers camp out for 52 free-meal coupons from Chick-fil-A

    Food & Dining

    TEMPLE TERRACE Richard Coley eats at Chick-fil-A six days a week. He loves the food, obviously. But, even more, he loves the restaurant and everything it stands for. "I like the fact that they believe in God and Christian principles and they don't compromise," he said. …

  11. Confusion over Walmart's matching BOGO policy doesn't win over shoppers

    Retail

    Imagine trying a new restaurant and your server spills your drink and your chicken arrives pink in the middle. You probably won't go back. Same goes for grocery stores. Have a bad experience and you'll quickly move on to the store down the street. …

  12. Courting with coupons

    Personal Finance

    A survey by Coupon Cabin found that 26 percent of adults have used a coupon on a first date. The question: Would you walk out on a date if the guy or woman used a coupon? Here are two of the responses: …

  13. Let your voice be heard when products get smaller

    Consumer

    The price stays the same, but the product gets smaller and smaller and smaller. It's called product "shrink" and it's the result of rising manufacturing costs. As costs rise, companies must make a decision — raise the price of the product accordingly, or keep the price the same while reducing the size of the product. …

  14. JCPenney struggles go back to the human drive to get a deal

    Retail

    Gary Allenbaugh, manager of the JCPenney at Westfield Citrus Park, says all this hand wringing over the struggles of the department store chain really boils down to basic human nature. JCPenney shoppers want a deal or at least the perception of one. …

  15. Want to know when to find coupons? Check the schedule

    General

    Dear Jill: I was wondering which websites are best to check out the coupon inserts before they appear in the newspaper. The past two weeks the paper has been coupon-free. I would like any tips that you are willing to share. Stephanie A. …

  16. How to convince a store cashier that your coupons are legitimate

    Consumer

    Dear Jill: I have a question about ethical couponing. I downloaded a PDF file of a coupon from a company's website and printed multiple copies. I went to the store to stock up but the cashier would only accept one of each kind of coupon with a unique code. This is not stated in the store's coupon policy. I was not intending to redeem fraudulent coupons. With the tight coupon printing restriction at most sites, I assumed if the company wanted to restrict prints it would, instead of offering them in the PDF format. It seems to me that a company that offers a PDF should redeem multiple coupons with the same code. What should I learn from this? — Rita L. …

  17. Ford's Sync AppLink can deliver Valpak coupons

    Autos

    ST. PETERSBURG — The company that sends you blue envelopes stuffed with coupons also wants you to save money while you're driving.  …

  18. Digital coupons at Publix offer pros, cons

    Retail

    I tried the new digital coupons at Publix the other day. The grocery chain is introducing paperless coupons at its 1,068 stores and began rolling them out at some Tampa locations last week.  …

  19. Tampa remains one of nation's most 'frugal' cities based on coupon use

    Personal Finance

    Frugal: Sparing or economical with regard to money or food. • • • …

  20. Publix starts rolling out digital coupons in Tampa area stores

    Retail

    Publix began accepting digital coupons at some of its Tampa area stores on Wednesday. …

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