Free & Nearly Free Stuff – With & Without Coupons

Definitions

Numbers & Symbols

  • $1/1 — a coupon that gives $1 off 1 item
  • $1/2 — a coupon that gives $ off 2 items

Alphabetical List

B

  • Blinkies– Coupon dispensers positioned near products
  • BOGO — Buy one, Get one free
  • B1G1 — Buy one, Get one free
  • B2G1 — Buy two, Get one free
  • Buy One, Get One at 50% off 

C

  • Catalina — Coupon printed by the store’s cashier when you check out.

E

  • ECB — CVS Store’s Extra Care Bucks

M

  • MFR — Manufacturer Coupon, look for these words on the coupon. 
  • MIR — Mail in rebate
  • MM — Moneymaker, where you actually have more in coupons and discounts than the price of the product.  Some stores allow this to be used on same receipt toward other items. 
  • MQ — Manufacturer Coupon, look for these words on the coupon. 

O

  • OOP — Money Spent Out Of Pocket

P

  • Peelie — Coupon found right on the product
  • PG — Proctor & Gamble company coupons, including their newspaper inserts.


Q

  • Q — an abbreviation for coupon

R

  • Register Receipts — Walgreen’s credit that you can apply toward another purchase.  
  • RP — Redplum insert found in many newspapers, especially on Sunday.  

S

  • Stacking — Using multiple coupons and other savings on an item.
  • Store Coupons — these are coupons that are offered usually by the store on their websites, in special mailings, in their ads and flyers, etc.   These are not considered Manufacturer Coupons unless it says so or has the manufacturer’s coupon code.

T

  • Tear Pad — Printed coupons on pad, positioned by product

W

  • WAGS — Walgreens



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