coupon clipping

Coupon Clipping

The practice of finding discounts on consumer goods such as groceries. One presents pieces of paper representing these discounts (called coupons) to receive the discount. The coupons are cut out of ("clipped" from) a periodical such as a newspaper or magazine. These coupons should not be confused with the coupons on bonds.

coupon clipping

The removal of interest coupons attached to a bearer bond in order that they might be taken to a bank or sent to a paying agent for redemption. Coupon clipping is necessary because owners of bearer bonds do not automatically receive interest checks in the mail every six months.
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Her dad would be proud of her coupon clipping and would probably laugh if he could see the stacks of shopping fliers her friends and his wife, Jeannette, pass along to her each week.
Coupon clipping is also part of the gas-price offset strategy for 36% of households in 2011--up four percentage points from 2008.
It might be the real estate equivalent of coupon clipping or small-time political fundraising: Many condo and co-op boards in New York are keeping a sharp eye out for creative ways to trim their common charges and bring in extra revenue for their buildings.
Sam"s Club is giving its members the chance to say goodbye to coupon clipping.
who turned coupon clipping into a money-saving social gathering.
Increased fuel prices are resulting in more coupon clipping, with 25 percent of consumers using coupons to save money, up from 20 percent in June 2007.
Requiring coupon clipping, he notes, runs counter to one of the cornerstones of drug stores--convenience.
Her interests included bingo, ceramics and coupon clipping.
NEW YORK-Next time you are coupon clipping, keep an eye out for Tony DeMasi.
Our teacher taught us about the value of coupon clipping and using rebates to get back $2 to $3 or a free product," explains the native Chicagoan.
65) used in this study overestimates couponing time costs, and that time invested in coupon clipping and redemption may be "cheap" time to the consumer in the sense that there are few forgone alternative opportunities for such time.