My coupon philosophy, circa 2008: Don't waste your time.
Not only are they marketing ploys to get us American sheep to buy more things we don't need, but pulling out a wad of coupons at the register pisses off everyone in line behind you. Besides that, they're dorky. Even my grandmother won't use them.
That's all changed now.
Without coupons, I would have spent $140 on groceries last weekend. But, thanks to what I and a class of a dozen other twenty-somethings learned earlier in the week from Sarah Roe, the 918 Coupon Queen herself, who blogs at 918couponqueenblog.com, I paid $115.
I don't know about you, loyal readers, but I can think of many, many things more fun to do with a 20 spot than spend it on baby wipes and overpriced boxes of cereal.
Read the rest of this story in Consumer Watchdog in this week's Urban Tulsa Weekly.